A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

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...
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July 29, 2020
As most leaders in the construction industry would agree, there is a significant shortage of skilled workers in the craft trades today.  In fact, according to a survey...
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July 02, 2020
Yesterday, Vaughn Construction broke ground on the University of Houston's new medical school facility. While this is huge news for UH, the Houston region and the Texas...
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June 16, 2020
One of the most important determinants of an organization’s success is the perception of its brand in the marketplace. A company’s “brand” is defined as the perception of a product, service, experience or organization. Brand in the construction industry is heavily influenced by a Contractor’s or Specialty Contractor’s reputation for delivering quality work on time and within budget.
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May 19, 2020
Without a doubt, the current health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is both tragic and devastating for the USA and the world. Just a few months ago, America...
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April 20, 2020
During these trying times created by the COVID-19 virus, it struck me just how important the construction industry is, and specifically the craft workers that build our structures. It is not a coincidence that those that make up the construction industry are considered essential along with first responders, healthcare workers, and grocery store employees, among others.
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April 07, 2020
As Construction Career Collaborative (C3) approaches the tenth anniversary of its founding, it is important to reflect on its history and provide an update on its progress toward...
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February 26, 2020
If your company is a C3 Accredited Employer and employs less than 100 employees, it is eligible to be reimbursed by C3 for the costs associated with training, and there are no strings attached. This is free money, and it can be like finding up to $2,000 on the sidewalk! If I have your attention, please read on.
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October 01, 2019
​In my role as Executive Director of Construction Career Collaborative (C3), I make many presentations each year to building owners, general contractors, specialty contractors, design professionals and industry trade groups as I evangelize the important work we do.
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September 03, 2019
“Getting involved with C3 could prove to be one of the wisest business decisions you have ever made.” – Gremillion on the Construction Career Collaborative, an alliance of Owners, General Contractors, Specialty Contractors, construction industry trade organizations, and design professionals in the Houston region.
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June 25, 2019