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Sustainable Workforce

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...
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...
Over the last few months, Chuck and I have shared with you the amazing progress we have seen some companies make on their craft training program creation. Most of these companies...
How do you get a job without the right skills or credentials? How do you gain the right skills or credentials to get or succeed in a job if you can’t pay for the education needed...
Hotel owners across the United States are expanding operations and have plans to continue that trend into 2020. But the fact that it’s harder and harder all the time to find...
The construction industry is facing an estimated skills shortage of one million craft professionals by 2023. Besides new jobs needed, such as for rebuilding the U.S....
A commitment ceremony was held this past week for dozens of Houston students in a new dual credit, two-year construction certification program at Houston Community College. The...
In two years, Gen Z is expected to make up one-fifth of the workforce.  With 40% of workers estimated to retire by 2030, the construction industry knows that it needs this...
During the show, MAREK Chief Operating Officer Mike Holland talked about how these enforcement efforts simply drive undocumented people to work as independent subcontractors,...