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.

The shortage of construction workers we've been warning about on Construction Citizen is beginning to happen across the nation and the national media is starting to take notice....
Construction Citizen has long been focused on presenting the skilled trades as an outstanding option for young people to consider as a career.  There are serious policy...
With open arms, ethical construction companies are welcoming veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan who need civilian jobs now that their service to their country has been...
Following the bold prediction that housing starts will be around 1.6 million in the next couple years, we at Construction Citizen thought it would be interesting to explore what's...
Gainesville, FL – The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)’s Build Your Future (BYF) campaign is excited to announce it has teamed up with the...
... that the Construction Industry is a Great Career Choice; It Has to Be TrueSomeone I work with at Marek said this over two years ago in a strategic planning meeting held for...
Houston, Texas is on track to have many more well paying job openings with secure futures and stability.  At least, that can be the case if we start developing our workforce...
Just last week, construction executive Stan Marek recently noted here on Construction Citizen, “The labor situation in Houston is heading into the biggest crisis we have ever seen...
The idea that a four-year degree is the only path to success in America is an outdated notion.  Numerous recent studies have found that our educational system as it currently...