A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

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Effective development of the work force requires embracing a long-term and career-oriented perspective. A foundation for a sustainable workforce begins with legal work status and a proper employment relationship and is reinforced by training programs, new skills acquisition and opportunities for advancement.

There are certain captains of this industry who truly get what's happening with the workforce and what needs to be done moving forward.I was lucky enough to be able to visit with...
In 1967, Leo Joeris founded Joeris General Contractors on the principle “First Build Trust”.  That principle has remained both the driving force for the company and the...
Leaders from business and workers’ advocates sat down recently in Washington to talk about the road ahead when it comes to creating a sustainable workforce in the construction...
The state of the American construction workforce was described as “the Wild West” during a lively panel discussion at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC this week.During a 90...
A Houston construction executive is in the national spotlight this week for a conversation about how to improve working conditions and create a real career path for blue collar...
The Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) 6th Annual Training, Education & Development Conference (TED) is next week and I encourage you to attend.  There is...
All That Hard Work Didn’t Go Down the DrainIn 2007 the American Subcontractors Association-Houston Chapter (ASA-HC) created a safety committee to meet the needs of the members...
Editor’s note:  The Crane Operator Rodeo competitions have been renamed the Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition.  The final regional competion for 2015 will...
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) agency has released two new self-assessment guides for E-Verify Direct Access Users and for E-Verify Web Services Users....