Workforce Development

Looking to Start a Business? Learn How in the First YP Week Webinar Today

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Looking to Start a Business? Learn How in the First YP Week Webinar Today

NAHB’s Young Professionals (YP) Week begins today, and we’re kicking it off by featuring the extraordinary NAHB resources available to help members’ businesses succeed.

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Careers in Construction Day is Oct. 13; We’ll See You on Social Media

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Careers in Construction Day is Oct. 13; We’ll See You on Social Media

NAHB’s third annual day of social media action, Careers in Construction Day 2020, is on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Now, more than ever, highlighting careers in construction is imperative for everyone in the home building industry.

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Registration Open for the 2021 NAHB Student Competition

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Registration Open for the 2021 NAHB Student Competition

With travel barriers removed, students from across the country are invited to participate in the most anticipated competition of the year.

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Engage the Future of Home Building During Young Professionals Week

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Engage the Future of Home Building During Young Professionals Week

The future leaders of NAHB and the home building industry are young professionals right now. It is critical that they know about the fantastic business tools offered to them by NAHB and their local HBAs.

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Celebrate Careers in Construction Month in October

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Celebrate Careers in Construction Month in October

This year brings an added urgency Careers in Construction Month as demand for new homes is skyrocketing but home builders report labor shortages, at the same time as there are millions of Americans looking for work after the havoc wrecked on the economy by the coronavirus pandemic and shutdowns.

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HBI Well Suited to Help Justice-Involved Individuals

Filed in Advocacy, Workforce Development by on September 23, 2020 0 Comments
HBI Well Suited to Help Justice-Involved Individuals

Workforce training can be a launching pad into a rewarding, well-paying career that might otherwise be unavailable to people with a criminal record. That was the message NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke delivered during a Sept. 22 discussion on criminal justice reform hosted by the Republican Governors Association (RGA).

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Women in Building Share Unique Business Perspectives

Women in Building Share Unique Business Perspectives

As part of NAHB’s PWB Week 2020, we are recognizing and celebrating the important contributions of women in the residential construction industry and efforts to diversify it. Today’s post examines two women builders with shared experiences in the industry despite being at different places in their careers.

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Many Paths Lead to More Diversity in Residential Construction

Many Paths Lead to More Diversity in Residential Construction

As the demand for skilled workers heats up, looking for new places to find and recruit those workers has expanded beyond conventional paths. With that change comes new entrants into the home building industry, and a more diverse field of workers.

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Inspiring More Women to Join the Building Trades

Inspiring More Women to Join the Building Trades

The number of women employed in the construction industry grew substantially last year, rising to around 1.2 million and surpassing the peak of pre-recession employment levels. Recruiting and training more females in the skilled trades can help the industry address its labor shortage.

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Student Chapters Forge the Next Generation of Diverse Building Leaders

Student Chapters Forge the Next Generation of Diverse Building Leaders

As part of Professional Women in Building Week 2020, NAHB is highlighting a growing diversity in the home building industry and showcasing student chapters, including a student team from Tuskegee University in Alabama that took the stage at the 2020 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas and made history — becoming the first all-female, all-African American team in the competition’s near 30-year history.

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