Young people want to join a culture that matches their own aspirations. HVACR can be that place if the salt-and-pepper crowd would realize that, for some millennials, it is not so much about the day-to-day features and benefits of business as it is about being engaged with customers and being involved in the business.
Simply ensuring techs attend these industry events isn’t enough. It is also vitally important to make sure they are active participants in whatever discussions, activities, or thought-provoking exercises are taking place once they arrive.
While it’s easy to get lost in the marathon that is a presidential election, it’s essential we all study the issues that matter most to us; vocalize why those points are imperative to ourselves, our employees, and our businesses; and vote accordingly.