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?

According to the latest information out of the French Quarter in New Orleans, the two cranes, both standing after the partial collapse of the under-construction multi-use building...
A commitment ceremony was held this past week for dozens of Houston students in a new dual credit, two-year construction certification program at Houston Community College. The...
Last Saturday morning, the under-construction, $85 million multiuse Hard Rock hotel, retail, and apartment project at 1031 Canal Street in the French Quarter in New Orleans...
The workers in this industry are also at risk of experiencing mental health concerns, with as many as one out of every five workers dealing with mental illness. Who is most at...
Skilled craft professionals are more in demand on commercial and industrial construction jobsites than ever before. In fact, Associated Builders and Contractors estimates 440,000...
Spearheaded by NCCER and Build Your Future (BYF), the seventh annual Careers in Construction Month is in full swing this October. Forty states, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and...
If your company is a C3 Accredited Employer and employs less than 100 employees, it is eligible to be reimbursed by C3 for the costs associated with training, and there are no...
The startling details of this case may motivate lawmakers to crack down on illegal worker misclassification and human trafficking.  We will continue to report on cities and...
Later this year, Democrats in the US House of Representatives plan to restart their push to penalize companies that compensate their workers as independent contractors when, by...