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.

A women’s center in Florida has decided to take a step towards filling the need of skilled craft professionals. The Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women in Tampa, Florida has...
To create a sustainable pipeline of craft professionals for the construction industry, 18 states have proclaimed October as Careers in Construction Month.  Governors in...
The following article was originally published in Breaking Ground, The NCCER Blog by Jennifer Wilkerson, a Construction Citizen blogger and NCCER’s Director of Marketing, PR, and...
Community colleges along the Texas Gulf Coast are working overtime to meet the needs of employers and help a student population hungry for success.  Among other things I’ve...
Describing the situation as a “perfect storm,” the President of Lee College in Baytown says the school is constantly innovating and working closely with the business community to...
The head of the National Association of Women in Construction says the absolute most important thing she can say to women considering jobs in the industry is “don’t let anyone...
Despite the fact that women are the absolute best candidates for many careers in construction, the perception remains that it’s a “man’s world” and that’s all there is to it in...
We have written about the strength and skills of master craftspeople in the construction industry, but one company is going further to honor construction workers on their own....
Many successful companies have taken the skilled labor shortage into their own hands and have developed their own training programs to supply their needs for skilled craft...