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Brian Binke, CEO Birmingham Group – “Why Settling for Mediocre Talent is an Expensive Mistake” Featured in Construction Today

12/27/2017: Brian Binke Featured in Construction Today Settling for mediocre talent could be sabotaging your construction company’s success and shaving thousands of dollars off your bottom line. Since there is an ongoing labor shortage to fill construction jobs, some companies are attempting to resolve the issue by hiring subpar workers. Although it [...]

By | 2018-06-14T14:53:31-04:00 December 27th, 2017|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group, Authored “Keeping Up With the Growth of Assisted Living Facilities” Featured in Construction Today

12/13/2017: Brian Binke Featured in Construction Today American Baby Boomers are retiring in record numbers and are often looking to simplify their living arrangements. With the number of Americans over 65 years expected to (more than) double to 88.5 million by 2050, it’s easy to see that assisted living construction will be [...]

By | 2018-06-14T14:57:49-04:00 December 13th, 2017|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group, Authored “Good Leadership Improves Retention – Are You Being the Best Leader You Can Be?” Featured in Construction Today

11/8/2017: Good leadership is the key to good employee retention. Surveys consistently show that one of the top factors leading to job satisfaction is getting along with your boss. If you know this, then it's time to ask yourself if you're doing what it takes to be a good leader for your [...]

By | 2018-06-14T15:00:00-04:00 November 8th, 2017|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group, Featured in The Wall Street Journal, How to Know When You’re on Thin Ice at Work

10/26/2017: It starts with an uneasy feeling: You’re left out of meetings you used to attend. The boss stops offering suggestions. Once-friendly colleagues turn cool. How can you be the last one to know you’re failing or flailing at work? People often rationalize their failings by benchmarking their job performance against mediocre [...]

By | 2018-06-14T15:02:09-04:00 October 27th, 2017|News|

CEO The Birmingham Group, Brian Binke, Featured in CBS News

10/24/2017: Homeowners rebuilding after hurricanes in Florida and Texas and wildfires in California will face longer wait times and higher costs as a long-simmering shortage of construction workers nears a crisis stage. The number of unfilled construction jobs has reached its highest point since 2007, before the Great Recession, and it's likely [...]

By | 2018-06-14T15:05:25-04:00 October 24th, 2017|News|

CEO of The Birmingham Group, Brian Binke, Authored “How to Develop and Train the Workforce Needed to Rebuild America” Featured in Construction Today

10/17/2017: The United States is in need of a labor workforce that will bring back a strong middle-class. Collaborations between government and business can help create these opportunities. Hundreds of thousands of these skilled-trade jobs are already in demand and are going unfilled. These $20 to $45 an hour jobs are left [...]

By | 2018-06-14T15:07:09-04:00 October 17th, 2017|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group, Authored “Solving the Skilled Labor Shortage in Construction” Featured in Construction Today

10/4/2017: The construction industry continues to experience a labor shortage within all areas of the market; yet companies are optimistic about that changing in the future because of actions that they’re taking now. What are they doing to improve the pipeline of skilled construction workers entering the market? And what more can [...]

By | 2018-06-14T15:08:54-04:00 October 4th, 2017|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group Featured in GuruFocus

8/7/2017:   More often than not this year, economists’ expectations of job creation and the monthly unemployment rate have been too high – and, in part, July was no exception. Economists expected the unemployment rate to drop from 4.4% to 4.3%, a 16-year low, and they were right about that, but they [...]

By | 2018-06-14T15:21:47-04:00 August 7th, 2017|News|

The Birmingham Group Has Been Named Among Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies To Work For

8/1/2017: The Birmingham Group (, announced today that it has been recognized as being one of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. “The Best and Brightest Companies to Work for delivers this award to companies that distinguish themselves as having the most ground-breaking and thoughtful human resources approach. To [...]

By | 2018-06-14T15:29:30-04:00 August 1st, 2017|News|

CEO of The Birmingham Group, Brian Binke, Featured in The Wall Street Journal

7/11/2017: Pradeep Aradhya, 48, a Boston business owner and investor, saw himself as an introvert for years, but learned to network after realizing it was essential to his success. He’s now seen by colleagues, business partners and friends as a master. You may be getting cut during first-round screenings by human-resources staffers [...]

By | 2018-06-14T15:24:36-04:00 July 11th, 2017|News|

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