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?

We’re back with more practical ways to improve your mental health. The holidays can bring additional stress on top of what has already been a pretty taxing year. Read below for...
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Compared to other parts of the country, Texas winters are mild. However, workers who must work outdoors in Texas still benefit from cold safety measures taken by business owners....
There are few things that can impact the industry like a well-trained workforce. However, figuring out how to get training started can be daunting. According to Jerrad Lee of...
Revised versions of NCCER’s Core: Introduction to Basic Construction Skills, Concrete Construction Levels 1 - 2, Electronic Systems Technician Levels 3 - 4 and Roofing Levels 1 -...
The best way to avoid danger from self-propelled units, such as cranes, dozers and trucks, is to keep your eyes open and stay out of the way. The operator does his best to not...
Trammell Crow Center in Dallas, Texas, is a mixed-used destination encompassing a nine-level parking garage, 34,000 square feet of retail space, a 9,000-square-foot...
The skilled workforce shortage in construction is not news to anybody working in the industry. Although impacted by the pandemic, construction was not hit nearly as bad as other...
Many worksite injuries are caused by accidents involving ladders that are not placed or used safely. Following these safety guidelines can help prevent ladder...