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?

Now, the San Jacinto College Board of Trustees is taking a major step toward ensuring those careers are even more fulfilling and sustainable by enrolling their next big...
Ballentine offers some encouragement and advice for those who are afraid that they might not have what it takes to become leaders in their careers and in their lives.
The summer job experience offers valuable lessons to our youth. Unfortunately, fewer young people today are getting that experience. Over the past decade, the summer youth...
This new commitment comes on the heels of their “pilot trades training program” for separating military members in a partnership with the non-profit National Association of Home...
According to the latest BLS numbers, while expanding above the 7 million level, the construction industry has not fully recovered our workforce after the recession. The...
In an event that brought tears to the eyes of some in attendance, the filmmakers behind The Rational Middle Immigration Documentary Series unveiled their newest work to...
Kiley writes about Disruptive Innovation in the world and in the construction industry: “Incremental innovation is part of the ‘continuing improvement’ mindset, taking the...
Fifty veterans connected with local employers to discuss possible career opportunities at the Warrior for Life Luncheon in the Greater Houston Partnership’s Partnership Tower.
Americans are ready to rebuild our neglected infrastructure – schools, highways, bridges, dams, and public transit. But we also can’t neglect the big challenge ahead of us:...