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skilled labor shortage
1: Have the “Right” People
Attracting and retaining people isn’t enough. You have to hire and keep people who are a good fit for the ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of the future (VIDEO)
Ford files patent for sliding pickup bed
Test Drive: Kenworth’s T880S is a more versatile replacement for the W900S
How Hensel Phelps carefully deployed drones on its construction sites
Cat D8T moves more at less cost with several new options
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
GO TO SAFETY WATCH
Caterpillar will move global HQ to Deerfield, lll., beginning this year ...
by Wayne Grayson
John Deere unveils Fixstern: A lightweight vision for the backhoe of ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
Test Drive: Kenworth’s T880S is a more versatile replacement for the ...
by Jason Cannon
Cat D8T moves more at less cost with several new options ...
by Wayne Grayson
Kobelco launches slew of new excavators, improved models
by Don McLoud
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