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3 culture-changing steps contractors can take to combat the skilled worker shortage
There’s been no shortage of attention lately to the skilled worker shortage. Although industry advocates like Mike Rowe have been ...
Indiana Gov. Pence wants to “make career and vocational education a priority in every high school”
The state of Indiana spends $100 million each year on on vocational education in its high schools. However, only a ...
In campaign to end the skilled worker shortage, Mike Rowe unafraid of reaching into both sides of the aisle
As part of his Profoundly Disconnected campaign to make students and, really, the country in general, aware of the opportunities ...
In response to shortage of construction supervisors, Houston contractors form their own training courses
With the oil and gas industries booming in Texas pulling away much of the state's experienced laborers, construction companies there ...
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In an era when technology has seemingly evened the playing field, it’s the little differences in quality — the ones…
WorkHands, the social network for skilled trades workers, launches iPhone app
A few weeks ago, we told you about a great new social network called WorkHands. Styled after LinkedIn, WorkHands wants ...
Cleveland construction on the rebound thanks to university, health care spending
For the first time in many years, contractors in the Cleveland metro area and the Northeast Ohio region are optimistic, ...
Labor shortage pushes up construction cost of Minnesota Vikings stadium
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is in the process of doing a bit of recalculating and prioritizing as it faces ...
After sharp decline during recession, illegal immigrant population shows signs of a rebound alongside construction
A new report released today by the Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project indicates the sharp recession-induced decline of illegal ...
Bathtub theory: Construction activity lagging behind home sales due to vacancy rate and household formation
With construction on new homes up 0.9 percent in August, Trulia Chief Economist Jed Kolko points out that new home ...
Will recruiting Millennials to the construction and manufacturing industries prove impossible?
Last week we told you about a survey by Associated General Contractors of America in which 74 percent of contractors ...
AGC: 74% of U.S. construction firms having trouble finding skilled workers; most expect trend to continue
A recent survey done by Associated General Contractors of America found that 74 percent of construction companies are having trouble ...
Phoenix contractors unable to meet demand of construction rebound due to skilled worker shortage
After losing nearly half of its construction jobs in the throes of the recession, Phoenix, Arizona is now in the ...
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VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
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