Women in Construction

In the May 11th edition of Now Magazine, Kelly Boutsalis reports on how colleges are working to diversify the student population enrolled in construction related industries.  In a predominantly male dominated industry, colleges such as George Brown and Fleming as well as community-based initiatives funded by organizations like the Central Ontario Building Trades (COBT) are reaching out to women, visible minorities and indigenous people to fill what will soon become a large void in the industry.  The programs are beginning to gain popularity with women who value the job security and financial gains they could provide.  For the whole story and information on the programs, click here

We’re Growing!

Grove Project Management is growing and we are looking for creative and enthusiastic professionals to grow with us.  Specializing in mid-rise condominium builds and custom home renovations, we are currently looking for an entry level or mid-level engineering professional to join our Project Management team.   If you are interested in working with a group of young professionals in our Beaches location while earning competitive compensation and terrific benefits, then we want to meet you.  To make it happen, send your resume to info@groveinc.ca.  We look forward to meeting you!

 

Deconstructing Management

Creating new ideas from within an organization a.k.a. intrapreneurship is gaining momentum as a number of companies are slipping away from the traditional management models in favour of a more employee driven environment.  Having employees manage themselves is resulting in more productivity and less animosity as some research is showing.  An article written by Andrew Chakhoyan for the World Economic Forum makes a strong case for the argument that companies who rely on their employees using logic and common sense in their day to day responsibilities as opposed to adhering to the standards of traditional management policies,  are showing increased desirability among talent coming on board and the firms who are hiring them.     Click here for the story.

Grove is Growing!

Grove is currently looking for enthusiastic people to join our growing team of professionals. Check out our careers section here for current job postings and an opportunity to work on exciting projects in a dynamic environment.