Is the AEC industry at risk of losing its next generation leaders without better mentoring?

March 30, 2011

After two or three horrifying years for the AEC industry, we are finally seeing the makings of a turnaround. However, data developed by the AIA's Kermit Baker as part of the AIA Work-on-the-Boards survey program indicates that between 17% and 22% of design firms are eliminating positions for interns and staff with less than six years of experience.

This data suggests the industry is at risk of losing a large segment of its next generation of leaders if something isn't done to improve mentoring across the profession.

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Source: Design Intelligence

         
 

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