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?

Making contact with energized power lines can put you in a dangerous situation...not knowing what to do next can make a bad situation even worse!
It would take 12 years for federal and state government-registered apprenticeship programs to educate the more than half a million workers the construction industry needs to...
The most important strategic decision a CTE Director must make is how CTE programs can align with high-wage, in-demand, and high-skill occupations. To effectively understand...
Fundamentals of Building Trades - Fireproofing, Firestopping and Building Thermal InsulationOctober 9, 2023 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CDT)AGC Houston, 3825 DACOMA, Houston, TX,...
May 1-5, 2023 is the 10th annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction week. Every year this weekly event helps raise awareness for those in the construction...
This story was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.NASHVILLE, Tenn...
The start of the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season is just around the corner, with the official season occurring from June 1 through November 30. National Hurricane Preparedness Week...
Safety Management Systems (SMS) were not a thing in the past. But if you look back over the last four decades in the construction industry, a lot has changed. In the 1970s, it was...
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving has become a deadly occurrence, with cell phone use such as texting or talking being the most common...