Message from the EVP

  • 12.06.19

    Leadership Succession (and Membership Growth)

    Association executives are managing a diversity of members that extend across five very different generations (the same can be said of PHCC contractors and their employees). The younger generation seeks out opportunities to learn from mentors and gain access to new skills and information. They want to have an impact on society. They want to advance and grow professionally, and as a result, they’re willing to take on internships and other professional development opportunities.

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  • 11.08.19

    A Different View of Membership Recruitment

    Membership recruitment and retention continue to be major focus areas for PHCC; however, the three-tier federation structure of our association is not growing sufficiently to replenish members who’ve left, in addition to recruiting new members. 

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  • 10.18.19

    How Amazon Has Impacted the Construction Industry

    Blake Morgan wrote in her April 2018 CMO Network article, Will Amazon Get Into The Construction Business? “Many customers who have newer homes have created a smart home hub – where Amazon’s Alexa or Google’s Go are connected to the lights, music, front door lock, thermostat, video cameras, external security system and more.” 

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  • 09.13.19

    Protecting Membership/ Customer Information

    According to a recent article in www.Securitymagazine.com, data breaches cost $654 Billion in 2018 while exposing 2.8 billion consumer data records.

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  • 08.28.19

    Changing the Workforce Narrative

    Exclusive interview with PHCC’s Michael Copp reveals interesting take on workforce development.

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  • 08.21.19

    Five Generations Equal Five Preferred Communication Styles

    Association Executives are managing a diversity of members that extent across five very different generations (The same can be said of PHCC contractors and their employees).

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  • 08.02.19

    Snowplow Parenting – Why Does this Matter to You

    The recent college bribery scandals as well as the very public overactive parenting of Liangelo, Lonzo and LaMelo Ball have highlighted the existence of “snowplow parenting”- “a person who constantly forces obstacles out of their kids’ paths.

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  • 07.12.19

    Nuclear Verdicts – A Rapidly Growing Trend

    The National Safety Council reports that “New technology in vehicles is causing us to become more distracted behind the wheel than ever before.

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  • 06.17.19

    Jobs Outlook Can Drive Membership Recruitment and Retention

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 480,600 plumbing jobs back in 2016, with positive growth expected for the next 10 years. “Employment of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is projected to grow 16 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.” (Retrieved on May 3, 2019 from the World Wide Web at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/construction …

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  • 05.20.19

    Advocacy Means “Calling for Action”

    The PHCC Federation represents (as described back in 1883) a membership of “allied contractors” engaged in a “movement” dedicated to the “advancement and education of the plumbing and HVACR industry for the health, safety, and comfort of society and the protection of the environment.” 

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