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.

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
When I was younger, I saw an older man sort of just standing there. Staring. Not at me. Not seemingly at anything. But he looked as if he was very deep in thought. Curious, I...
April 13, 2015
Construction in the United States faces a challenge that’s been at the center of an ongoing discussion for most of my career in the industry. But, the challenge of sustaining a...
March 12, 2015
The following article is authored by the Co-Chairs of the National Construction Forum. A skilled craft shortage currently exists that will impact the extensive planned industrial...
February 25, 2015
Each year, NCCER and Build Your Future (BYF) are proud to celebrate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month in February.  CTE Month celebrates the extraordinary...
February 20, 2015
In recent weeks, oil field services companies have made some pretty big headlines with announcements of major reductions in employees as the price of oil continues to slide. Many...
February 19, 2015
Brent Smith, PhD gave a stimulating presentation titled Managing Talent: Myths and Realities at the 2014 fall conference hosted by Kiley Advisors.  Pat Kiley introduced the...
January 15, 2015