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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 Associated General Contractors of America is working through its local chapters to find ways to address the catch-22 of older workers retiring while fewer graduating students...
381 Companies Engage Thousands of Georgia StudentsCharles Crosby owns his own construction company in Atlanta.  Every year he carves out three full days to volunteer for the...
Editor’s note:  The original version of this article written by Matthew Waller was published in the San Angelo Standard‑Times and other newspapers across Texas from the...
Mike Holland wrote that 26 years ago, in response to the ongoing struggle for an adequate craft workforce, the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) and the...
Originally posted on MarekBros.com.Marek’s Atlanta Branch sponsored and participated in the annual CEFGA Career Expo and Skills USA State Championship on March 13th-14th. This...
Editor’s note:  The following was written by Saied Alavi, Division Operations Manager at Marek Brothers in Houston.In my business today, as in the great building traditions...
Now that the Texas Legislature is taking a hard look at the way education reforms are being implemented across the state, I thought now would be a good time to reflect on my...
Originally posted on Marekbros.com.The Build Your Future (BYF) initiative along with various industry partners are excited to announce that they have teamed up in San Antonio to...
Some lawmakers raised questions this week about whether school districts around Texas have the kind of resources they'll need to fully implement sweeping education reforms signed...