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?

In addition to the multiple cages KNAACK offers to keep jobsite essentials secure and dry, KNAACK also offers a steel paneling system that can be added to work carts. This system...
The sixth annual I BUILT THIS! video contest, presented by NCCER and Build Your Future (BYF), is returning this October! Designed to promote the value of craft skills and...
In the spring of 2020, many training centers and schools faced a new way of teaching and testing – online. With these challenges facing their accredited programs, NCCER stepped up...
With the start of hurricane season, a reporter called to ask if we have the labor to rebuild from a major storm. My answer was immediate: No. Not even close. We still haven’t...
Yesterday, Vaughn Construction broke ground on the University of Houston's new medical school facility. While this is huge news for UH, the Houston region and the Texas...
WASHINGTON, June 1 – Associated Builders and Contractors released its 2020 Safety Performance Report, an annual assessment that further the construction industry’s...
Over the last few months, Chuck and I have shared with you the amazing progress we have seen some companies make on their craft training program creation. Most of these companies...
As states begin to ease lockdown restrictions, many businesses are looking for ways to reopen while maintaining social distancing guidelines and protecting their employees.To help...
With a projected growth rate of 12% — much higher than the national average of 5% — the opportunities available in roofing are increasing, as are the training needs. Working...