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?

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...
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...
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...
“Wise teams know that responding to or leading change will be their primary work from now on.  Recommit and buckle up.” – Pat Kiley
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...
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...
With Hurricane season approaching, it is important to make sure your business and family are prepared. It is not uncommon for people to find them themselves unprepared when...
Two construction company operators submitted altered payroll records to SCIF in order to pay a reduced premium on the company’s workers’compensation insurance.  In addition,...
Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston, an association representing the interests of merit shop contractors and their employees, along with its educational...