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Career Development

The construction industry stands alone in its diversity of occupations, crafts and breadth of opportunities for learning and leadership. Career development choices include crafts training, apprenticeships, advanced equipment operations, supervising, information technologies, project management, engineering and general management. Good educational systems should build awareness and prepare students of all ages for selecting among the many options for getting started.

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...
It’s common knowledge that the construction industry is facing a workforce shortage. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the construction industry needs to hire an additional 440...
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.
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...
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...
In two years, Gen Z is expected to make up one-fifth of the workforce.  With 40% of workers estimated to retire by 2030, the construction industry knows that it needs this...