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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.

According to recent data from the Construction Labor Market Analyzer, the construction industry will need 1.5 million additional craft professionals by 2019.  To highlight...
The following was written by Tim Tokarczyk, a Leadership Consultant with FMI Corporation:Leaders in the industry today deal with many challenges on a daily basis—finding and...
Executives from S&B, Marek, and ISC discussed opportunities in the construction industry with students in the adult education classes at Community Family Centers in Houston.
As Industrial Hygiene and Safety Professionals, we introduced the idea of viewing safety through a performance-based looking glass and the value it brings by increasing our sphere...
ABC Houston Industrial Committee is hard at work figuring out the best way forward for construction training.  They have recommendations for the full ABC Houston Board.
As Safety Professionals, we are dedicated to the protection of people, property and the environment.  Our success is often measured in the amount of human suffering we...
The following article originally appeared in the May newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.Succession planning is a phrase that appears...
2015 CEFGA CareerExpo and SkillsUSA State Championships Draw Record Attendance and Link Students and Industry ProfessionalsEditor’s note:  The following article by Allen...
In a previous entry, I wrote about the grand opening event for ABC Greater Houston’s new office, training, and meeting facility in northwest Houston.  The gathering of ABC...