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?

Following the adage ‘measure twice and cut once’ helps avoid the need to rework a project. In many cases, employers outsource their skills training to the education sector...
An important aspect of Chamberlin’s quality initiative is Chamberlin University. Chamberlin ‘U’ was conceived and developed in 2006 and implemented as part of our strategy to...
Now that hurricane season has arrived, particular items and actions are imperative to prepare for the upcoming storms. The Red Cross has assembled a list of necessary...
These trends mean companies must strategically and proactively prepare for an unknown future by focusing on upskilling employees for expanded career pathways and by reconsidering...
The APEX awards recognize firms for their excellence in construction, their valuable contributions to the community and their demonstrated commitment to skill, integrity and...
According to the results of the Associated Builders and Contractors 2021 Workforce Development Survey[DR1], ABC contractor members invested $1.3 billion in workforce...
Falling objects from above cause serious injuries and account for fatalities every year. Falling object accidents occur due to a lack of hazard communication, improper storage of...
"I knew I wanted to find a profession that would give me financial freedom to spend time pursuing the passions of my life. I want to start a career, not just find a job." ...
Read for some ABC Greater Houston members' perspectives on owning a business or working for a woman-owned business in the construction industry.