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Weekly Poll (15)

A recent MIT study found that women training to be engineers experienced negative group dynamics, felt marginalized and were assigned less challenging tasks than their male counterparts. Has this been your experience?

How do you like to learn new skills for your job?

Do you take advantage of free webinar programming offered by Technology Publishing Co. and other organizations?

How often do you or your employees seek additional training?

What is the best way for employers to ensure that employees who are provided fall protection actually wear it?

Two-thirds of construction firms say they’re having a hard time finding qualified workers. How about you and your company?

On average, how much time do you spend each month expanding your job training/education (e.g., attending webinars or training, reading journals)?

How much training do you/your employees receive in dealing with emergencies (fire, structural collapse, etc.) on a work site?

What, in your experience, is the top cause of coating project failures?

Overall, how well prepared are your entry-level hires by their respective programs?

Which of these thoughts have you most lived to regret on the job?

Durability + Design is developing a Video How-To series. What topics would interest you most?

PaintSquare is developing a Video How-To Series. What topics would interest you most?

How do you generally feel about today’s younger applicants in the industry?

How often do you participate in, or review, webinars or online training to enhance your professional development?


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CS Unitec
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DeFelsko Corporation
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NLB Corporation
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Dampney Co., Inc.
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Safway Services
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W Abrasives - Surf Prep Pack

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