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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.

The following article was written by Marek Workforce Development Coordinator, Arthur Ehmling and was originally published on MarekBros.com.After the 2014 Workforce Development...
The following article originally appeared in the August newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.In every good company there are two functions...
Editor’s note: The following was originally published in Cornerstone, the quarterly magazine of AGC Houston.  Reprinted with permission.This December will mark the fifth...
Those of us in the construction industry are aware of the vast opportunities that exist for individuals who are willing to build.  October is Careers in Construction Month,...
The following article originally appeared in the August newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.In this robust market, there is a terrific...
The advice KBR Pipe Supervisor Chris Pullen offers to new craft professionals on the worksite is a testament to his own career.“Don’t stop.  Don’t give up.  Get the...
One of the smartest people I know is a Master Plumber who owns a small plumbing company, Two Twigs Enterprises, here in Atlanta.  Cary Mandeville is his name.  He did...
Texas has to grapple with an ever-changing job landscape in ways that its leadership has not previously considered, State Comptroller Susan Combs said in a new report titled...
Two performance evaluators at Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF) enhanced their skills by adding another certification to their credentials.CMEF Performance...