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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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As life and job sites grow louder, it's getting harder to recognize alarms in all that noise. Check out these tips on how to "hear" safety signals again.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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VIDEO: Large crane collapses while hoisting section of viaduct
Volvo unveils the EX2: First fully electric compact excavator prototype is faster, quieter
Excavator operator uncovers one of the best preserved dinosaur fossils ever found (VIDEO)
Ford details F-150 redesign: 2018 refresh features Super Duty styling, customer feedback
VIDEO: Expert excavator operator makes quick work of mat bridge over small creek
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
GO TO SAFETY WATCH
Ford unveils 2018 F-650, F-750 with improved handling, braking
by Jason Cannon
The Pro-Handler is a skid steer with an extendible wheelbase, telescoping ...
by Tom Jackson
Workhorse W-15 electric pickup unveiled: Gas engine backup, half ownership cost ...
by Tom Quimby
Caterpillar acquires Yard Club, a contractor-to-contractor equipment rental service
by Wayne Grayson
John Deere gives 950K a finer touch with ‘exclusive’ PAT blade ...
by Marcia Gruver Doyle
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