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5 Ways to Start Recruiting the Next Generation of Skilled Workers

Filed in Workforce Development by on January 8, 2021 0 Comments
5 Ways to Start Recruiting the Next Generation of Skilled Workers

Residential construction industry members are encouraged to participate in workforce development activities, such as job shadowing or donating equipment during Career and Technical Education Month in February.

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Build University Connects Students with Industry Professionals

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on December 9, 2020 0 Comments
Build University Connects Students with Industry Professionals

Home building and educational leaders in Iowa collaborated to create a series of free online sessions for students to explore a variety of careers in construction.

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Louisiana HBAs Support Hurricane Laura Relief Efforts

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership by on December 8, 2020 0 Comments
Louisiana HBAs Support Hurricane Laura Relief Efforts

The HBA of Louisiana and several HBAs across the state helped the HBA of Southwest Louisiana members’ access the supplies and support needed following the destruction caused by Hurricane Laura.

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Construction Career Days Captivate Students, Educate Parents

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on December 3, 2020 1 Comment
Construction Career Days Captivate Students, Educate Parents

Robust community outreach and a solid social media strategy generated significant attention and attendance for the Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati’s Careers in Construction event.

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Exclusive BUILD-PAC Webinar on the New Administration and Congress

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on November 30, 2020 0 Comments
Exclusive BUILD-PAC Webinar on the New Administration and Congress

NAHB’s CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin will discuss how the new congressional landscape will impact the home building industry on Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. ET.

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NHE Offers Funding for Workforce Development Initiatives

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on November 16, 2020 0 Comments
NHE Offers Funding for Workforce Development Initiatives

The National Housing Endowment and the Skilled Labor Fund provide funding to HBAs for workforce development initiatives such as skilled trades training programs, local career fairs and construction management education.

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BUILD-PAC Shores Up Success in 2020 Fundraising Efforts

Filed in Advocacy by on November 6, 2020 0 Comments
BUILD-PAC Shores Up Success in 2020 Fundraising Efforts

During the 2019-2020 election cycle, BUILD-PAC contributed to 355 U.S. congressional candidates and played in over 100 competitive races. As of Nov. 3, 96% of those candidates won their races.

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How to Talk About Careers in Construction in Your Community

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 29, 2020 1 Comment
How to Talk About Careers in Construction in Your Community

Share your story and talk about how the skilled trades can lead to a solid career and a well-paying salary to help attract the next generation of professionals.

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Florida Apprenticeship Program Boosts Local Workforce

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 19, 2020 1 Comment
Florida Apprenticeship Program Boosts Local Workforce

The Builders Association of North Central Florida and its partner Santa Fe College provide individuals with the opportunity to “earn while they learn.”

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Mobile Workshop Wheels in Next Gen Workforce

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 12, 2020 0 Comments
Mobile Workshop Wheels in Next Gen Workforce

An 18-wheeler with eight skilled trade simulators was designed to introduce students to a career in the skilled trades and job opportunities in South Carolina.

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