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?

What began as a week celebration in 2005 expanded to a full month in 2013. For the last five years, NCCER and its Build Your Future (BYF) initiative have celebrated October as...
Armed with data and cool reasoning, the filmmakers at the Rational Middle are taking direct aim at one of the biggest myths out there: That undocumented immigrants are stealing...
The Chamberlin Man highlights six impressive projects Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing has recently completed.
With 80 percent of contractors reporting difficulty in finding hourly skilled craft professionals, we must continue our drive to recruit, train and retain individuals within the...
For recent high school graduates, people interested in changing professions and those seeking a second chance at the American Dream, there is no better time to join the...
Looking for a new career, perhaps one in the trades and construction sector? If you are one of the 6 million folks who are making a transition, you might want to take a look at...
A trend is taking hold in companies across America: Top U.S. companies including Apple, Google, IBM, Whole Foods and others have garnered media attention lately for their...
OSHA, in a move thought too restrictive by some and too loose by others, released new rules for Permissible Exposure Levels for silica in the construction industry on March 25,...
“Fraudulent roofers often look like the real thing and the lack of licensing requirements make it more difficult for residents to verify a roofer’s credibility or track them down...