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?

Hi there. The Chamberlin Man here.As you know, time, weather, pollution, corrosion and general use cause buildings and parking garages to show visible signs of their age and...
October 03, 2016
Earlier this month, I visited Lone Star College North Harris (LSC-North Harris) and spoke with Michael Burns, Dean of Career and Applied Technology Division, and Brian Sanders,...
September 30, 2016
Professors try their best to convince their architectural students that they “rule the world and the jobsite.” Many of them grow to believe that myth and some of them live that...
September 28, 2016
The 2016 ABC National Craft Championships (NCC) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida was a two-day competition last March between over 200 craft profession trainees and students. ...
September 23, 2016
ABC Greater Houston Celebrates Safety Award Winners during Membership BreakfastAssociated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Greater Houston honored a record of 79 member companies...
September 19, 2016
The folks over at the website “BuiltWorlds” point out that well before the Great Recession began – causing various shifts across the construction industry – there was already a...
September 16, 2016
Those who supply equipment for the construction industry are renewing their call for lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in Washington to briefly put down their partisan swords...
September 13, 2016
Hi there. The Chamberlin Man here.Hello there. I have a question for all you property managers and facilities managers out there. Do you think you could benefit from a little...
September 12, 2016
An agreement between the United States Department of Labor (DOL) and North Carolina’s Industrial Commission was signed last week in an effort to coordinate resources to crack down...
September 08, 2016