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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.

On Wednesday, March 20th, Construction Career Day was held on the Warren High School campus in San Antonio, Texas – the site of Northside Independent School District’s...
No, that is not in reference to the rise in births after the storms on the East Coast, it refers to the shortages in skilled labor that are beginning to be a real concern for the...
I was the keynote speaker for the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Houston Chapter last week. As I try to do on those occasions, I asked a couple of questions of the...
All human beings, by nature, have a desire to know.So, in the grand scheme of things, does holding a college degree really matter for a prosperous career? How about a willingness...
Focus on Re-Accreditation, Program Development, and a New Certification Category for Lift DirectorsMore than 30 industry stakeholders attended the annual meeting for the Crane...
According to an article in the Washington Post, the uptick in the economy has many highly skilled workers looking for better jobs. These workers may have been frozen in place...
Recovery is all around us. The construction industry is revving up again, driven by a hefty backlog of work and a fresh dose of infrastructure revitalization. And just as many had...