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.

One of our missions at Construction Citizen is to help match future craft professionals with jobs that will benefit their families over the long haul while helping to create a...
July 09, 2015
According to recent data from the Construction Labor Market Analyzer, the construction industry will need 1.5 million additional craft professionals by 2019.  To highlight...
June 29, 2015
For the seventh year in a row, Alabama Power has teamed up with Go Build Alabama to organize camps for high school girls to introduce them to careers in construction and the...
June 19, 2015
A huge challenge in matching qualified candidates with jobs as craft professionals revolves around misconceptions about exactly what’s required of someone seeking such a career....
June 10, 2015
2015 CEFGA CareerExpo and SkillsUSA State Championships Draw Record Attendance and Link Students and Industry ProfessionalsEditor’s note:  The following article by Allen...
May 22, 2015
As an Assistant Instructional Professor from Texas A&M University's Department of Construction Science who teaches materials and methods, construction graphics, as well as...
April 28, 2015
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is set to open a new location in Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania this coming June. The resort, which includes nearly 500 guest rooms, three...
April 21, 2015
Creating ongoing solutions for workforce challenges in construction will be an uphill battle, but luckily some of the best minds in the industry have now begun working on it in...
April 15, 2015
On April 8th, Construction Citizen had the privilege to attend Texas Construction Career Initiative (TCCI) and Build Your Future’s (BYF) 2015 High School Construction Career Day...
April 14, 2015