The LEAD Great Lakes team, led by Sales Manager, Carla Knapp, also serving as Vice President of the National Association [...]
Do you want a staffing company that’s a cut above its competitors? One with an exceptional national reputation? Look no further. LEAD’s core strength and foundation is built on a unique premise within the staffing industry.
According to the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), in 2018, 9.9% women (approximately 1,106,919) were employed in various occupation sectors of the construction industry in the U.S. Currently, that number has increased to 10.9% of female workers in the construction industry.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), threats continue in the Great Lakes' ecosystems, and include invasive species, climate change, pollution, and habitat destruction. And, pollutants from residential, agricultural, and industrial areas reduce water quality.
A national movement is underway and gaining traction to change the minds of Americans when considering their career path. In 2019, to combat the negative perception of blue-collar skilled-trades, Lowe’s, the American retail company specializing in home improvement, launched Generation T. “The movement’s main objective is to rebuild the trades in America.
The LEAD Great Lakes team is excited about their immediate success in securing talented, skilled Tradespeople and placing them with partner businesses. Our team has specialized in Renewable Energy, Commercial/Industrial Construction, Manufacturing, Marine, and other industries.
Women in construction only make up 1.25% of females in the workforce which is currently at 47%. Although it is the year 2022, gender bias remains in the construction industry culture.
LEAD is excited to announce the opening of its ninth location in Milwaukee, WI. LEAD Great Lakes will concentrate on matching quality skilled trade workers with companies who need assistance in filling jobs in industrial. renewable energy, commercial construction, manufacturing, marine, health care industries.