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.

ImmigrationWorks USA held a national conference call to discuss President Obama's announcement of an executive action that will grant work permits to up to 4 million unauthorized...
December 05, 2014
A recent study prepared by NRG Research for the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia (ICBA) reveals that 59% of the respondents were unaware of...
December 01, 2014
Sweeping education reforms passed by the Texas Legislature in 2013 will be a great help to business leaders in Houston as they embark on an unprecedented push to promote “middle...
November 25, 2014
The Houston region, just like many other areas of the country, faces a paradox when it comes to matching people with the right jobs.  But the challenge in Houston is...
November 18, 2014
The oil and gas boom created by fracking and other new technologies has sent the demand for new construction along the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana through the roof. ...
November 13, 2014
As we reflect on Veterans Day this week, most of us think about the countless blessings we have because of the sacrifice and service of our country’s brave men and women. ...
November 12, 2014
An astounding 83 percent of construction firms around the nation are having trouble finding enough workers and the numbers in Texas are even worse, according to a new survey...
November 11, 2014
A recent study by the National Women’s Law Center called Women In Construction: Still Breaking Ground examines the current state of women in construction and finds that the...
November 05, 2014
There is currently not enough information available about career opportunities in the construction industry.  This means that educating everybody about our industry is...
October 31, 2014