5 key takeaways from our time in Chicago

Managing Editor Elizabeth Manning recently traveled to Chicago, Illinois, for the AGC Construction HR and Training Professionals Conference. The 2-day conference featured over 15 different sessions all aimed at one purpose: improving the recruitment, retention, engagement and HR practices within your company. Check out some of Manning's conference tweets below, and make sure to check back later this month for an in-depth recap of the conference on our blog!

1. Associated General Contractors is over 26,000 member firms strong.

2. Conference attendees each took home a easy-to-fill chart to help them with future workforce management strategies.

3.Hobart discusses the importance of having a holistic view of business leadership, rather than just focusing on the incumbent workforce.


4. If you aren't incorporating a community service program into your company, now is the time to start planning for 2017!

5. Stephane McShane speaks to a general idea prevalent throughout the conference; you should have processes set up for every area of your business.