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The AGC is Now Offering The Army Corp of Engineers CQM Training!

Course Description:  FIRST time ever offered in Idaho!  Under the revised requirements of CEGS-01451, Contractor Quality Control, it is mandatory that this course be successfully completed to be approved as the contractor’s quality control manager.

FREE Webinar "Top 5 Talent Management Trends for 2016" Offered By BirdDogHR Thursday, Jan. 21 From 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Top 5 Talent Management Trends for 2016

94% of HR leaders say employee engagement is an important workforce challenge. However, only 42% of respondents currently track employee engagement levels, missing the opportunity to address low engagement with proactive strategies.

Join the 5 Talent Management Trends to Expect in 2016 webinar to learn about how to attract and hire best-fit candidates in the first place, employee engagement that starts on day 1 and retention strategies to keep your best employees.

Toolbox Talks " Unloading Trucks" - January 7, 2016


Unloading Trucks


1. Review any accidents or "near accidents" from the past week.

2. Describe the hazards of the work as they relate to your project. Explain or show the SAFE way of doing the job.


Lunch & Learn: Key Elements of Accident Prevention and Management

To kick off the Idaho AGC Associate Committee's Lunch & Learn series, St. Alphonsus and Northwest Safety & Risk Services have teamed up to bring you "Key Elements of Accident Prevention and Management," a topic sure to be of use to everyone, regardless of industry!  Don't miss your chance to brush up on safety:  Click HERE to view the event flyer and details and join us January 19th in the Idaho AGC's Education Center.  See you there!


Top Recruitment Tip: A Fishing Hole Tale

Have you been posting your open positions on Idaho's ONLY construction-specific job-board, at  As a FREE service offered to Idaho AGC members, we hope you are taking advantage.  Want some other tips and tricks for recruiting the talent your company needs?  Our partners at BirdDogHR weigh in: 

What does fishing have to do with recruiting and hiring? Would you fish at a dried up pond? Then why recruit in an area that doesn’t have the talent you need?

New Report Examines State Taxes and Fees on Alternative-Fuel and Electric Vehicles

Are you interested to understand how states plan to tax alternative fuel sources and electric vehicles? You can read a recent article written by Carolyn Kramer with the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center HERE.


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