A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Renewing the Workforce

Construction is a large and complex worldwide industry constantly shaped by new information technologies, advanced materials, environmental policies, regulations and changing building methods. Most importantly, though, construction is shaped by people. Sustaining a strong industry requires attracting and valuing a skilled, career-driven, high quality workforce... who also like to build! How is the construction industry attracting the skilled workforce for future growth market demands? Do prospective candidates see construction as a viable career choice?

City leaders in Houston recently honored students in TRIO Electric’s Pre-Apprenticeship Program, with Mayor Sylvester Turner telling them "we believe in people like you."
Kiley reflects on how even in the midst of needed changes to the way companies are run, some essential qualities and practices must remain constant.
Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing recently completed exterior refurbishments on a luxury multi-family apartment building in Uptown Dallas, utilizing their years of expertise in...
“By expanding both DOL-registered and industry-recognized apprenticeship programs, we can better meet the evolving needs of our workforce and marketplace, while remaining...
Every summer, MAREK celebrates employees with a graduation dinner where craft professionals are honored for reaching various milestones over the last year in the...
This new study found that a higher, stable prevailing wage helps to attract much-needed new workers into the construction industry and gives those in the trades benefits like...
Workforce, or lack of a sustainable one, is why C3 was established. Over the past 35 years, the construction industry has largely moved away from a craft workforce of skilled,...
So to our many great construction companies who recognize the need to attract the next generation and who give their money and talent to make this event possible: Thank You!...
How companies in the commercial construction industry are addressing the worker shortage in their respective organization varies greatly. From compensation to prefabrication, they...