A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Renewing the Workforce

Construction is a large and complex worldwide industry constantly shaped by new information technologies, advanced materials, environmental policies, regulations and changing building methods. Most importantly, though, construction is shaped by people. Sustaining a strong industry requires attracting and valuing a skilled, career-driven, high quality workforce... who also like to build! How is the construction industry attracting the skilled workforce for future growth market demands? Do prospective candidates see construction as a viable career choice?

Over 1000 high school juniors and seniors interested in construction as a career from 35 schools around the Dallas/Fort Worth area interacted with 81 construction companies during...
Two weeks after the CMEF seminar for military veterans, Jena Segura, an Army Veteran, was hired by Turner Industries, one of the employers she met at the event.  She has now...
With Hurricane season approaching, it is important to make sure your business and family are prepared. It is not uncommon for people to find them themselves unprepared when...
Two construction company operators submitted altered payroll records to SCIF in order to pay a reduced premium on the company’s workers’compensation insurance.  In addition,...
Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston, an association representing the interests of merit shop contractors and their employees, along with its educational...
United Tool and Fastener (UTF) took part in the Independent Electrical Contractor (IEC) Texas Gulf Coast Chapter Safety Rodeo on Wednesday, April 17, from 10am to 2pm, as a safety...
The first annual C3 Career Fair for Houston-area high school students was considered a great success by students, teachers, and industry professionals.  Elizabeth McPherson...
Chuck Gremillion, the Executive Director of the Construction Career Collaborative, writes about the newly formed metrics committee which has been convened to identify and collect...
Blanson Career and Technical Education High School of the the Aldine ISD in Houston uses CM Labs’ Vortex simulators equipped with excavator training software in their learning lab...