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?

Hotel owners across the United States are expanding operations and have plans to continue that trend into 2020. But the fact that it’s harder and harder all the time to find...
The construction industry is facing an estimated skills shortage of one million craft professionals by 2023. Besides new jobs needed, such as for rebuilding the U.S....
TEXO recently hosted its 6th annual Construction Safety Professionals Day, which brought together TEXO members, safety professionals, and key decision-makers for two days of high-...
It’s common knowledge that the construction industry is facing a workforce shortage. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the construction industry needs to hire an additional 440...
The dust has hardly cleared after the recent partial collapse of eight floors of the under-construction Hard Rock Hotel at 1031 Canal Street at the edge of the French Quarter in...
Beard recently hosted a roundtable of representatives from the various sectors participating in UpSkill Houston – industry, K-12, higher education, and community development.
Student surveys indicated 100% of the students rated the Expo as fun and informative and 95% as Extremely Helpful or Helpful in making future career decisions.
As we pause today to reflect on the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans, it is important that we all commit to ensuring they are as successful as possible when returning home. It’...
Construction isn't just for the guys. In fact, one of the most pervasive myths that we hear all the time here at Construction Citizen is that women are somehow not welcome in the...