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?

Over the objections of many builders and others in the business community – and to the delight of the Workers Defense Project – the Austin City Council this past week...
September 06, 2016
ABC Greater Houston Celebrates the Men and Women in the Construction IndustryThe skills, work ethic, and safety of our craft professionals represent the foundation of our nation...
September 05, 2016
Hi there. The Chamberlin Man here.You’ve probably noticed Chamberlin’s quarterly news features a fairly standard set of content. Front and center you’ll find a story covering one...
September 01, 2016
A tech startup has just launched hardware coupled with cloud-based software designed to allow employers in the construction industry to conduct real-time monitoring of conditions...
August 31, 2016
Adaptive Construction Solutions Inc., located in Houston, Texas, recruits, trains and integrates veterans into the ironworking industry.Adaptive Construction Solutions, which...
August 29, 2016
The industrial construction industry is an ever changing and ever growing industry, especially in the Gulf Coast region of the United States. The Houston area, which takes on the...
August 26, 2016
Compared to other industries, construction productivity has declined significantly. Hear directly from owners on how to improve productivity.The CLMA (Construction Labor Market...
August 22, 2016
I recently wrote about a Workforce Development Graduation honoring 21 Helpers, 19 Mechanics, and 9 Foremen who had recently completed those in-house training programs at Marek....
August 18, 2016
Houston's Construction Career Collaborative (C3), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization focused on the commercial construction industry in the Houston region, has made...
August 11, 2016