A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Awareness and Recruiting

Are schools, organizations and media portraying the richness, variety and vitality of construction careers? Recruiting and renewing a sustainable work force means embracing a positive image for our industry, reinforcing it with our education and industry partners and fulfilling its promise through socially responsible industry practices.

A recent survey of the construction industry revealed that the biggest concerns among contractors for 2020 are not a lack of work, but worker quality and worker shortages, which...
The number of women in the U.S. construction industry is on the rise. From apprentices to craft professionals, estimators and executives, women are represented in all facets of...
In an effort to inspire an interest in young women to consider a career in the construction industry, the Construction & Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF), the...
Dec. 18, 2019— Lift & Move USA, hosted by Liebherr USA in Houston, Texas, received one of the largest ever groups of students and educators on Nov. 7, 2019. Nearly 550 high...
Hotel owners across the United States are expanding operations and have plans to continue that trend into 2020. But the fact that it’s harder and harder all the time to find...
The construction industry is facing an estimated skills shortage of one million craft professionals by 2023. Besides new jobs needed, such as for rebuilding the U.S....
Beard recently hosted a roundtable of representatives from the various sectors participating in UpSkill Houston – industry, K-12, higher education, and community development.
Student surveys indicated 100% of the students rated the Expo as fun and informative and 95% as Extremely Helpful or Helpful in making future career decisions.
As we pause today to reflect on the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans, it is important that we all commit to ensuring they are as successful as possible when returning home. It’...