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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 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...
“I don't need training, I don't have time for that!  Get me a job and then I can show them what I can do!”I hear this all the time when I recruit small and minority...
We’ve written and talked about the upcoming worker shortages in skilled trades, managers and estimators in the construction industry, but we have not written about the skills that...
Click this link to view the entire Kiley Fall Briefing content, including video, presentation materials, and more: Kiley Advisors 2012 Fall BriefingPat Kiley, respected...
The Kiley Advisors 2012 Fall Briefing kicked off with a tribute to Texas Medical Center President and CEO Dr. Richard Wainerdi.  Stan Marek, President and CEO of the Marek...
At the Kiley Advisors 2012 Fall Briefing, Dan Bellow offered up a comprehensive economic outlook for the Houston construction executives in attendance.“In Houston, we’re getting...
Kiley Advisors 2012 Fall Briefing attendees received a comprehensive update on what's happening in construction from Pat Kiley himself and the co-founder of his firm, Candace...
Kiley Advisors 2012 Fall Briefing wrapped up with Joe Synan challenging executives on how to keep their companies in balance using “The McKinsey 7”.  The seven S's are...