A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Awareness and Recruiting

Are schools, organizations and media portraying the richness, variety and vitality of construction careers? Recruiting and renewing a sustainable work force means embracing a positive image for our industry, reinforcing it with our education and industry partners and fulfilling its promise through socially responsible industry practices.

For us athletes, gold is the standard we strive for. Whether it’s a gold medal, gold watch, or gold plated, it is the mark of excellence. Recently, Gary McGuire, owner of Gary...
What began as a week celebration in 2005 expanded to a full month in 2013. For the last five years, NCCER and its Build Your Future (BYF) initiative have celebrated October as...
For recent high school graduates, people interested in changing professions and those seeking a second chance at the American Dream, there is no better time to join the...
“Fraudulent roofers often look like the real thing and the lack of licensing requirements make it more difficult for residents to verify a roofer’s credibility or track them down...
Kiley points out the key for success in the future construction industry when he writes: “Skilled workers will always be needed to program the robots, make the inevitable...
“By expanding both DOL-registered and industry-recognized apprenticeship programs, we can better meet the evolving needs of our workforce and marketplace, while remaining...
This new study found that a higher, stable prevailing wage helps to attract much-needed new workers into the construction industry and gives those in the trades benefits like...
So to our many great construction companies who recognize the need to attract the next generation and who give their money and talent to make this event possible: Thank You!...
The construction Industry is in desperate need of a sustainable workforce. But, what does sustainable really mean? A sustainable workforce is one that balances supply of skilled...