Engaging a Workforce in Transition – Keeping Skilled Labor

January 9, 2020

Over the next 10 years, the industry will undergo one of the most significant transitions of multiple generations. Yet few seem adequately prepared. This poses significant risks, chief among them the ongoing viability of the business. Reducing voluntary turnover provides the organizational consistency necessary to navigate this transition, and engaging employees continues to prove to […]

Video: New Horizons Foundation on the Factors that Drive Successful Transitions

December 19, 2019

“Most people think succession planning is only about the people who are still there. This video and white paper also focuses on the executives leaving the business and how it affects them,” says Guy Gast, president of Waldinger’s Iowa Division and chairman of the New Horizons Foundation. The Foundation, in partnership with FMI, recently released […]

New Horizons Foundation Launches Website, New Logo

December 1, 2019

The New Horizons Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its new logo and website, The website and logo were developed to modernize the look and feel of the Foundation, as well as to complement the recently completed Contractor Resource Library. Earlier this year the New Horizons Foundation and partner Arizona State University […]

New Horizons Foundation Selects Projects for 2020

November 15, 2019

The New Horizons Summit Council met recently in Boston to review and select foundation projects for 2020. The Council approved five of the ten proposals presented: Addressing the Skilled Labor Shortage through Increased Workforce Diversity: Exploring Incentives and Deterrents to HVAC Industry Employment This project will investigate current practices in HVAC and sheet metal workforce development […]