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?

Many companies today face an age gap as they plan for leadership succession. There are not enough people in the historic replacement age range (40-55) to fill the spots being...
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...
Another governor is taking action against worker misclassification, this time in Colorado. Just a couple weeks ago we told you that New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy created a task...
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...
A whopping nine out of ten contractors in the United States now say they are concerned about the ongoing labor shortage, per the Q2 2018 United States Gypsum + U.S. Chamber of...
"With some audits suggesting that misclassification deprives New Jersey of over $500 million in tax revenue every year," the governor of that state is directing a task force to...
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...
“I am all for miracles, but sometimes what we’ve got to remember is that what the world will always need is for people to do what they said they were going to do in the first...