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If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce, industry must abandon tribal knowledge for Web reference

If construction wants to tap the millennial workforce,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 25, 2015

Last week while attending the Association of Equipment Management Professionals Management Conference and Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, I heard a ...

BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s worker shortage issues

BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

With more workers aging out of the industry than it is currently bringing in, construction professionals in Nebraska are seeing ...

Skilled worker shortage in Omaha problematic for several major construction projects, delaying smaller ones

Skilled worker shortage in Omaha problematic for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 10, 2015

The Omaha area is in the midst of a major construction boom that its local workforce simply isn't equipped to ...

New AGC of Washington president places emphasis on attracting younger members

New AGC of Washington president places emphasis on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2015

As the newly elected president of Associated General Contractors of Washington, Gary Smith, a 40-year construction industry veteran and president ...

Shortage of skilled construction workers delays completion of Iowa biofuel plant

Shortage of skilled construction workers delays...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 15, 2015

An Iowa biofuel plant is the latest major construction project to fall victim to the widespread shortage of skilled workers ...

BuildOhio.org connects skilled workers to hiring firms, students to industry training across state

BuildOhio.org connects skilled workers to hiring firms,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 06, 2014

Following the release of an Associated General Contractors of America survey in which 83 percent  of U.S. contractors said they can't find ...

Construction’s skilled worker shortage intensifies: 83% of firms tell AGC they can’t find enough craft workers

Construction’s skilled worker shortage...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2014

No. 13 Story in 2014 « No. 14 No. 12 »   The problem of not being able to find enough skilled craft ...

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction workers in Milwaukee

Northwestern Mutual sets out to hire 1,000 construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 21, 2014

Northwestern Mutual is in the middle of a substantial construction project in downtown Milwaukee and the company is in need ...

Construction’s late recovery in Nevada heightens shortage of skilled workers as Tesla looms

Construction’s late recovery in Nevada heightens...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2014

After successfully wooing electric car maker Tesla to build its massive gigafactory through $1.25 billion in tax incentives, the state ...

How to stay safe while working with a small or short-handed construction crew

How to stay safe while working with a small or...

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 07, 2014

One of the lingering effects of the construction downturn is the difficulty contractors now face finding skilled workers. Whether construction ...

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring better hires to construction companies

How a “Circle of Retention” can bring...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 01, 2014

The biggest challenge facing the heavy equipment industry is the lack of qualified workers in any skill area. The problem ...

Is construction “dead in the water”? Greenspan comment highlights industry’s mixed feelings about recovery

Is construction “dead in the water”?...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 10, 2014

Despite many positives in the industry right now, Alan Greenspan is pointing a finger of blame in construction's direction. According to ...

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