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?

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided seven poultry plants in August 2019 and detained over 680 people on suspicion that they were illegal immigrant workers. ICE...
The Construction Career Collaborative Educational Advisory Committee kicked off in July when committee chair, Hilary Martin of ISEC, and I met to create a vision and begin to...
If anything, as an organization representing an “essential industry”, times like these create an even greater desire to welcome and celebrate individuals whose career path...
Firestopping is an integral component of a fire prevention plan during building construction intended to help restrict the spread of fire by containing it within a room...
Outside of the Owner, there is no more crucial entity to craft workforce development in the construction industry than the General Contractor. One could make the argument that the...
The following article was authored by Norman Adams, President of Adams Insurance Service and Co-founder of Texans for Sensible Immigration Policy.One of my favorite ...
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As the country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, construction industry employers confront many challenges. Recognized as an essential industry in a majority of states...
I love school. Those closest to me might even say it is one of my favorite places.  Schools are full of potential, dreams, and hope for the future. They are alive with...