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?

Having the opportunity to earn a decent wage should be available to everyone who is looking for one.Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Greater Houston and the...
August 09, 2016
With each passing day, state and federal governments are getting more serious about rooting out and eliminating worker misclassification, sometimes known as payroll fraud. But...
August 02, 2016
Hi there. The Chamberlin Man here.Man alive! During those last few weeks of late spring to early summer, the rain had really been coming down. Widespread flooding had been...
July 29, 2016
In the construction industry, productivity and profit are always doing a dance. They are always partners no matter whether your firm is a global giant or a local sub. Whether...
July 28, 2016
The following article originally appeared in the July newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.We often use the positive statement when...
July 22, 2016
The following article was originally published in the Houston Chronicle:Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council recently passed an ordinance encouraging apartment developers...
July 21, 2016
Talent and leadership are alive and well in America’s youth!  Last month, I attended the SkillsUSA National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.  First of all, WOW!...
July 15, 2016
Earlier this year I went to the 2016 ABC National Craft Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  While the competitors were fulfilling the tasks required of them during...
July 08, 2016
Last month Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced the arrest of Raimundo Hernandez-Argueta, owner of Naples construction company Complete Framing Professionals (...
June 30, 2016