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Someone is finally getting the message that the four-year “post-secondary” degree is quickly becoming a thing of the past and that “skills learning”, especially certified skills...
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June 14, 2019
Having heart, ambition, persistence humility, and the ability to build relationships can be the difference between career advancement and unemployment. 
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June 13, 2019
In the wake of a terrible summer storm that ripped through Dallas this past weekend, investigators are looking into exactly what conditions were like in the area where a...
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June 12, 2019
Editor’s note: Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to bring you AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson's Data DIGest. Check back each week to get Ken's...
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June 11, 2019
As the 2018-2019 school year closes and we watch the first wave of craft workers hired from the C3 Career Fair enter the workforce as they move beyond graduation, I am reminded...
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June 10, 2019
“Wise teams know that responding to or leading change will be their primary work from now on.  Recommit and buckle up.” – Pat Kiley
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June 07, 2019
In a move that surprised veterans of the legislative process in Austin, Texas Governor Greg Abbott this week said he would act unilaterally to extend the life of the...
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June 06, 2019
Construction spending totaled $1.299 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in April, equal to the upwardly revised March rate but down 1.2% from April 2018, the Census Bureau reported this week. The year-to-date total for January-April combined was 0.2% higher than in the same months of 2018.
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June 05, 2019
Over 1000 high school juniors and seniors interested in construction as a career from 35 schools around the Dallas/Fort Worth area interacted with 81 construction companies during the 2019 Build Your Future Construction Career Day hosted by Construction Education Foundation.
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June 04, 2019
Two weeks after the CMEF seminar for military veterans, Jena Segura, an Army Veteran, was hired by Turner Industries, one of the employers she met at the event.  She has now started her next career as a Pipefitter Helper Level 2 and is excited to continue growing as a professional.
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June 03, 2019