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?

History and Hope: Fifty Years Later C3 Gets It RightEditor’s note:  In parts one through three of this series, Pat Kiley’s article Construction Craftwork as a Career has...
Following the bold prediction that housing starts will be around 1.6 million in the next couple years, we at Construction Citizen thought it would be interesting to explore what's...
History and Hope: Union versus Open ShopEditor’s note:  In parts one and two of this series, Pat Kiley’s article Construction Craftwork as a Career has listed the “brutal...
Gainesville, FL – The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)’s Build Your Future (BYF) campaign is excited to announce it has teamed up with the...
... that the Construction Industry is a Great Career Choice; It Has to Be TrueSomeone I work with at Marek said this over two years ago in a strategic planning meeting held for...
History and Hope: The Past Fifty YearsEditor’s note:  In part one of this series last week, Pat Kiley’s article Construction Craftwork as a Career began as he listed the “...
The state of the American construction workforce was described as “the Wild West” during a lively panel discussion at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC this week.During a 90...
Houston, Texas is on track to have many more well paying job openings with secure futures and stability.  At least, that can be the case if we start developing our workforce...
Just last week, construction executive Stan Marek recently noted here on Construction Citizen, “The labor situation in Houston is heading into the biggest crisis we have ever seen...