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.

Emily Peiffer, the editor over at Construction Dive, recently posted a feature article titled 10 Construction Trends to Watch in 2017. Since hers is one of the first of 2017, I...
January 09, 2017
A ceremony held at the recently completed C3 project for the Greater Houston Partnership in Partnership Tower has the potential to impact the construction workforce in the Houston...
December 06, 2016
Excitement filled the air on a cool, crisp, picture perfect day when 322 students with 38 teacher/administrator chaperones from Houston-Metropolitan Area high school campuses...
November 30, 2016
The “private sector solution” to workforce challenges in the Houston area is growing by leaps and bounds, but there is an incredible amount of work yet to do. The Construction...
November 29, 2016
Last week the Construction Education Foundation of North Texas (CEF) hosted 1500 students from 43 high schools at their sixth annual Build Your Future Career Day.  Industry...
November 04, 2016
SER-Jobs for Progress (SER) is expanding its operations in Houston, bringing new occupational training opportunities to low-income individuals in the area and providing employers...
November 01, 2016
Contractors are not the only builders. Chambers of Commerce around the US and the globe are historically true builders as well. These business organizations help build community,...
October 05, 2016
The 2016 ABC National Craft Championships (NCC) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida was a two-day competition last March between over 200 craft profession trainees and students. ...
September 23, 2016
The folks over at the website “BuiltWorlds” point out that well before the Great Recession began – causing various shifts across the construction industry – there was already a...
September 16, 2016