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?

Excitement filled the air on a cool, crisp, picture perfect day when 322 students with 38 teacher/administrator chaperones from Houston-Metropolitan Area high school campuses...
November 30, 2016
The “private sector solution” to workforce challenges in the Houston area is growing by leaps and bounds, but there is an incredible amount of work yet to do. The Construction...
November 29, 2016
On September 25, 2016, Arnold Palmer died at age 87. Golf lost an outstanding champion; America a truly great citizen. He was called “the King”, not only for his 62 wins,...
November 28, 2016
This is another in a series of games we see on construction projects. Have any of you seen this one?Most of us have heard that term applied to plumbing systems or negative...
November 21, 2016
Last month the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) unveiled their stunning new space in Partnership Tower which will serve as a meeting place for heads of state, senior business...
November 14, 2016
Hi there. The Chamberlin Man here.Won’t you excuse me just a moment while I toot the horn of our company? To be a braggadocio isn’t my nature or my intent. However, I am so...
November 09, 2016
Last week the Construction Education Foundation of North Texas (CEF) hosted 1500 students from 43 high schools at their sixth annual Build Your Future Career Day.  Industry...
November 04, 2016
SER-Jobs for Progress (SER) is expanding its operations in Houston, bringing new occupational training opportunities to low-income individuals in the area and providing employers...
November 01, 2016
Thursday, October 20, 2016, was a star-studded night at the Wortham Theater Center as some of the finest in the construction industry were honored at the Associated Builders and...
October 27, 2016