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?

Outside of the Owner, there is no more crucial entity to craft workforce development in the construction industry than the General Contractor. One could make the argument that the...
The following article was authored by Norman Adams, President of Adams Insurance Service and Co-founder of Texans for Sensible Immigration Policy.One of my favorite ...
PIP Clear Face Shields by Bouton® Optical visors enable flat, clear, crisp and distortion-free visibility for a variety of work and general-use settings.The PIP clear face...
As the country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, construction industry employers confront many challenges. Recognized as an essential industry in a majority of states...
I love school. Those closest to me might even say it is one of my favorite places.  Schools are full of potential, dreams, and hope for the future. They are alive with...
In addition to the multiple cages KNAACK offers to keep jobsite essentials secure and dry, KNAACK also offers a steel paneling system that can be added to work carts. This system...
The sixth annual I BUILT THIS! video contest, presented by NCCER and Build Your Future (BYF), is returning this October! Designed to promote the value of craft skills and...
In the spring of 2020, many training centers and schools faced a new way of teaching and testing – online. With these challenges facing their accredited programs, NCCER stepped up...
With the start of hurricane season, a reporter called to ask if we have the labor to rebuild from a major storm. My answer was immediate: No. Not even close. We still haven’t...