Entries by Angel-Lee Jensen

Commitment to Safety

Since 1969, Custom Concrete has focused on providing our customers with a superior finished product on-time and on budget. This responsibility extends beyond our client interactions and is a core commitment to our employees out on job sites and in our office. Our priority has been and always will be ensuring each employee finishes their work safely and goes home to their loved ones each day. No job is more important than the safety of a Custom Concrete family member…

Growing From Within

As a Central Indiana company that values, respects and develops the talent of each of our employees, we put great focus on creating a work environment where all are able to thrive, innovate, execute and perpetuate success. It is the secret to how we have established a role of leadership within the industry, and how we continually exceed the standard for the cast-in-place concrete…

First Certified Foundation Company in Indiana

Custom Concrete has achieved the national status of Certified Foundation Contractor. Having successfully completed the rigorous requirements of the Concrete Foundations Association of North America’s (CFA) cast-in-place Concrete Foundation Contractor Certification Program, we are the first in Indiana to be elevated to this CFA distinction…

Sheridan Youth Assistance Career Fair

The Custom Concrete team is thrilled to be participating in the December 8, 2016 Youth Assistance Career Fair at Sheridan High School. Our display, along with the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis’ (BAGI) hands-on interactive display featuring From the Ground Up | Building a Better Future, will be showcased so area youth may gain insights into skilled trade careers right in their own “backyard,” and what a career in the construction industry looks like today…

BAGI Home-a-Rama

The Custom Concrete team is pleased to have a bit of ourselves in five of the 2016 BAGI Home-a-Rama homes at Chatham Hills in Westfield, Indiana. The public is invited to tour all eleven showcase homes, but we hope you pay special attention to the custom craftsmanship within these five, including signature Custom Concrete foundations, basements, garage slabs and exterior work…

From the Ground Up

Did you know that nearly 80% of construction businesses are struggling to fill skilled labor positions, according to the Associated General Contractors of America? Moreover, 80% of new skilled trade jobs require less than a year of schooling?

But who is sharing these gripping career path facts with our high schoolers? As a member of the Builder’s Association of Greater Indianapolis (BAGI), we can proudly say, “We are.” And we’re about to change the face of the industry…

50 Hot Indiana Jobs

Have you seen the hot Indiana jobs list? It’s an intriguing list indeed – a mix of degreed positions and those that require only certifications or hands-on job training.

If you explored my first installment in this new blog series, I think it’s important for me to first clarify that I am not anti-postsecondary education. In fact, I want my doctor to have the best education in biology and chemistry. I want to know they have passed the MCAT, attend the best medical school, completed residency training, and secured their license. I want to know that my lawyer has completed law school and passed the bar exam. These are honorable professions, and they require great educational commitments from those that seek them as careers, but these sort of careers are not the current in-demand jobs waiting to be filled by our graduates…

Increased Vocational Classes in Indiana

Last week the Indianapolis Business Journal featured an article discussing an increased national and state focus on career and technical education. The article noted that during the 2013-2014 school year (the last for which numbers were immediately available), 8,400 graduates had earned at least one industry certification, license or industry-recognized credential. That’s 11 percent more than the year before…

Welcome to the Team!

We have added Angel-Lee Jensen as Receptionist and Special Projects Coordinator to our family here at Custom Concrete! Angel-Lee will be playing a key role assisting Custom Concrete executives with special projects and fulfilling a new forward-facing role for the company as well…