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 7th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls, postponed due to COVID-19,  was rescheduled for the week of September 14-18.Fatalities caused by falls from...
Center for Houston’s Future hosted a conversation with Loren Steffy about his new book with Stan Marek, Deconstructed: An Insider’s View of Illegal Immigration and the Building...
The STI Firestop EZ-Path®Series 44NEZ Smoke and Acoustical Pathway is a factory- manufactured cable pathway solution for cabling penetrations in non-fire-rated walls and floors....
Historically, companies will do two things when times get tough: They will curtail their training departments and sales departments.The world was not prepared for the coronavirus...
The following article was authored by Susan Moore, and originally published in the Greater Houston Partnership Houston Report.According to Partnership data, in 2018, roughly 3...
The following article was authored by Mandi Kime of Construction Executive:Just the mere mention of suicide can make people uncomfortable. Now imagine trying to have that...
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...