A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Career Development

The construction industry stands alone in its diversity of occupations, crafts and breadth of opportunities for learning and leadership. Career development choices include crafts training, apprenticeships, advanced equipment operations, supervising, information technologies, project management, engineering and general management. Good educational systems should build awareness and prepare students of all ages for selecting among the many options for getting started.

Representative Kevin Brady spoke to Houston-area business professionals at the Calvetti Ferguson Energy Forum about his work in Congress on tax reform, the House Ways and Means...
The construction Industry is in desperate need of a sustainable workforce. But, what does sustainable really mean? A sustainable workforce is one that balances supply of skilled...
Do your goals for the future include a career with opportunity to grow? Check. Good paycheck? Check. Chance to travel? Check. Working outdoors? Check. Working indoors? Check that...
It’s been over a year in the making, but a collaborative group of petrochemical owners and industrial contractors have developed a set of Best Practices designed to better align...
Community Family Centers in Houston's historic East End is taking a major step forward in offering construction training so people in the neighborhood may earn nationally...
Randee Herrin of TDIndustries dreamed of bringing more women into construction, and with help from the United Way and Houston-area business leaders, ten women recently completed a...
During my four-plus years as Executive Director of Construction Career Collaborative (C3), I have been surprised by the many myths and misconceptions that I have encountered....
Are you a construction craft employer interested in getting involved and potentially hiring one or more of these career candidates? Or, can you recommend anyone to take advantage...
Because C3 is driving change in the industry, one of the natural challenges we encounter is resistance from those who misunderstand our goals and the strategies to achieve them....