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?

The United States’ program for high-skilled immigrant workers, H-1B visas, is a portion of the immigration picture that even President Donald Trump has said is necessary and...
The winter issue of Chamberlin’s newsletter is out.  Along with updates on work in progress and industry accolades, this issue includes a couple of stories you’ll want to...
Houston, TX  - Griesenbeck is proud to announce that its transition to in-house labor is complete.The Griesenbeck management team made the commitment three years ago to...
I recently sat down with Bobby Williams, CEO of United Tool and Fastener (UTF), to better understand the operations, business philosophy, and overall values for the company that...
Brookfield Properties is about to begin a significant renovation at Houston Center, the four-building mixed-use complex in downtown the developer purchased last year. And as part...
Companies were allegedly set up under names and with owners who had no experience in running a company but who were coached and given contracts and employment documents allegedly...
United Tool and Fastener has partnered with Firestop Specified Technologies Incorporated (STI) to bring the construction industry the fire-prevention products and knowledge they...
 Demand is great right now, and a supply of labor is right there in front of us. Can the government find a legal solution to allow unauthorized workers to be added to our...
Some worksites may look like a scene from one of the Terminator movies soon if construction firms adopt widespread use of bionic suits for some of their skilled craftsmen and...