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Workforce Shortage

C3’s primary goal of creating a skilled and sustainable craft workforce can only be accomplished by construction employers successfully competing for talent with other industries...
January 16, 2018
The economy has recovered, and the construction industry is finding more work and fewer skilled workers. What does that mean?
January 09, 2018
Texas construction executives told state lawmakers this past week that there is an urgent need for more legal workers in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, a storm that worsened...
December 14, 2017
With an expedited scheduled described as “unprecedented,” a special Texas House committee on Wednesday got down to work examining a wide variety of challenges facing the state as...
November 16, 2017
“The construction industry has a critical shortage of skilled workers,” said ABC President and CEO Michael Bellaman, who this week participated in his first meeting as an...
November 15, 2017
Our friends at FMI have completed their 2017 Talent Development Survey and recently issued their findings. The results, while revealing, should not be surprising in light of...
November 03, 2017
Wildfires this year in California burned through hundreds of thousands of acres of land and left dozens dead or missing. The deadly Tubbs fire, for example, is estimated to have...
October 31, 2017
One change that is underway in the industry that might help is the move to digitalization of many of the tasks needed to design and build the buildings of tomorrow. Bulmer...
October 26, 2017
Competition for skilled workers in this industry is becoming as fierce as it has ever been. In fact, some general contractors in Texas have started hosting happy hours for...
October 10, 2017