February 2018

 "Helen! Helen! 6 more weeks....HELEN!" | Ground Hog

"Helen! Helen! 6 more weeks....HELEN!" | Ground Hog


WE HEART YOU! | Thank you to each and everyone of you!  This first month of our new year has been incredible!

We appreciate YOU and hope to continue serving your needs in our ever changing, ever growing AEC industry!

In the spirit of this short month, we will keep this newsletter short and sweet! Deal? Deal!


SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY | Meet Angus!  :::::whispering::::: He's the one on the left.  Angus loves being loved, loves you....and loves water! Angus was adopted from PAWS Chicago just last week!  He and his big (little) brother enjoy walks around the neighborhood, naps and lots of cuddles from our team.  Everyday is a good day with these lil guys in the office!

DIFFERENT IS GOOD | Here's how Talent Hitch, Inc. differs from the competition and some of 2017's placement statistics to wow wow wee your senses!

WE precisely progress careers.
WE introduce you to opportunities that you didn't know exist.
WE understand the AEC market and are a group of recruiters that have experience in the industry.
WE focus on timing not speed of placements.
WE connect top AEC talent with leading employers.

Project Engineer / APM= 18%
Project Managers = 30%
Superintendents =18%
Estimators =12%
OTHER = 22%

Male 88% / Female 12%

DON'T SETTLE FOR 2ND TIER  | Ahoy hoy!  Talent Hitch, Inc. is pleased to announce our NEW SUBCONTRACTOR DIVISION where we will be helping our 2nd tier clients get top talent in 1st class style.

The new roles include administrative personnel, estimators, project engineers, project managers and upper level management for divisions 2 (excavation/ demo) all the way through division 9 (finishes) as well as your MEP's.  

Please reach out to our Director of Business Development, Ro with your needs as she is heading off this department; resumes should be sent to careers@talenthitchinc.com.

NETWORKING | We continue to expand our friend-base in the AEC industry with a spectacular kick off to the new year as a sponsor of SMPS - check out those lanyards. Just WOW right?

DREAMS DO COME TRUE | Through brilliant thoughts, talented collaboration and good ol hard work, urban development continues, our river fronts unfold, pumping new life into the surrounding neighborhoods...

UPCOMING EVENTS | Check! and...check check check!  See you there!

Construction Summit: CITY AND STATE Industry Networking
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
JLM Abundant Life Center - 2622 W. Jackson | Chicago, Illinois 60612

Confirmed Exhibitors:
Contractors Advisors Business Development
Far South Side Community Development Corporation
Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA)
Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce
LGBT Chamber of Commerce
The Monroe Foundation
US Minority Contractors Association, Inc.
Women's Business Development Center
Cook County Office of Compliance
CMS - Illinois Department of Central Management Services
Forest Preserves of Cook County
Cook County Department of Transportation
Office of Illinois Comptroller
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD)
Regional Transportation Authority (RTA)
US Small Business Administration (SBA)
State of Illinois Office of Chief Procurement Officer
Illinois Tollway
University of Illinois
Chicago Public Schools (CPS)
Chicago Park District (CPD)
Chicago City Colleges (CCC)
Public Building Commission (PBC)
Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA)
Chicago Department of Fleet & Facility (2FM)
Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA)
Chicago Job Order Contract (JOC) Programs - Gordian Group
Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
Chicago Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)
Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC)
Chicago Department of Planning & Development (DPD)
Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation
Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT)
Chicago Department of Water Management
Chicago Women In Trades (CWIT)
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 (IUOE)
Pipe Fitters Local Union #597
Cook County Health & Hospital System