A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

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.

No arguing that it’s tough to be looking for a job right now. If you are unemployed and 16 to 24 years of age, you are one of 18.6 million of your peers looking for work in your...
Are you wondering what is involved in becoming LEED certified?  You may be interested in a free one-hour webinar tomorrow hosted by RedVector, a company from Tampa which...
An article written by Nick Zieminski for Reuters on August 26, “Lack of skilled workers threatens recovery” captured my attention.  The article highlighted a research paper...
The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of New York State has a page that talks about why you might consider a job in the construction industry.  They list several key...
The current ongoing cardiac expansion to the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio is nearing completion, and marks a great success for the emerging field of prefabricated...
We thought that now the new school year has started and a number of teachers and counselors are meeting to give students of all levels an overview of the various careers they...
The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) has some very interesting videos on YouTube about what it is like to be in the construction industry. ...
We found more information on the manpower shortages from around the world, not only in the construction trades, but in other jobs as well.  This time Silicon India reported...
This economy has not recovered by any stretch of the imagination, but that doesn’t mean that you, as the owner of your construction business, should sit on the side of the road...