Episode Description

It’s no secret that the workforce is changing—and everyone needs to learn how to keep up. Join host Todd Weyandt and guest Bryce Batts as they discuss recruitment in the AEC industry, how to avoid losing your employees, the importance of getting to know the people who work for you, and what it means to take action in the right direction. 

My name is Bryce Batts and I’m an AEC Recruiter and Career Coach. I’m grateful to be able to help people in the industry find a job they love and make an income they can be proud of. I specialize in defining your strengths and identifying your weaknesses while setting goals for success. I love cheering on my clients and helping them feel empowered to take the steps needed to move into a fulfilling career. I’ve helped over 500 people land their dream job so if you’re thinking about taking the leap or want some help in making that transition easier I’m your girl!

Todd Takes

  1. During this time of compounding problems of the skilled labor shortage, more retirements and the “Great Resignation,” companies need to develop a continual talent acquisition strategy for ongoing recruiting. Leverage employee referral programs, social media, and recruiters to always be looking for top candidates. 
  2. The best thing you can do for retention and recruiting is to develop a healthy and robust company culture. The stats Bryce mentioned around a boss’ impact on an employee’s mental health is staggering. Take time to get to know the person behind the employee. 
  3. Finally, leadership needs to take the time to ask the hard questions of their team and then take the needed and appropriate action to solve them. 


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