Tag: skilled labor

Promote Careers in Construction with Ready-to-Use Lesson Plans

Promote Careers in Construction with Ready-to-Use Lesson Plans

NAHB has partnered with the Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University and the University of Oklahoma Construction Science Program to create lesson plans that building professionals can use to encourage interest in construction careers at the middle school level.

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Construction Jobs Continue to Climb

Filed in Construction Industry, Economics by on October 25, 2018 0 Comments
Construction Jobs Continue to Climb

The U.S has added 315,000 construction sector jobs over the past 12 months, a 4.5% increase compared to September 2017.

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Help Highlight Rewarding Careers in Home Building on Oct. 15

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on October 11, 2018 0 Comments
Help Highlight Rewarding Careers in Home Building on Oct. 15

As a part of Careers in Construction Month, NAHB is launching a national day of action on social media on Monday, Oct. 15. Post to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or any other social media channel using the tag #CICDAY2018.

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Former NAHB Chairman Ed Brady Named New President and CEO of Home Builders Institute

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Leadership by on October 10, 2018 1 Comment
Former NAHB Chairman Ed Brady Named New President and CEO of Home Builders Institute

Ed Brady, 2016 NAHB Chairman, has been named president and chief executive officer of the Home Builders Institute.

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Army Veteran Forges New Path in Construction Industry

Army Veteran Forges New Path in Construction Industry

When Army Sgt. Kristy Stringer enrolled in HBI’s Building Construction Technology program at Fort Stewart Army Base, she didn’t hesitate to blaze a few trails in the construction industry.

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HBI Receives $50 Million Grant to Train 20,000 Skilled Workers

HBI Receives $50 Million Grant to Train 20,000 Skilled Workers

The Home Depot Foundation announced yesterday a $50 million commitment to partner with HBI to train 20,000 new skilled workers over the next 10 years.

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Iowa HBAs Celebrate the Trades with ‘Dirty Jobs’ Star Mike Rowe

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Iowa HBAs Celebrate the Trades with ‘Dirty Jobs’ Star Mike Rowe

The event aligned perfectly with October’s Careers in Construction Month and the pressing need in Iowa and nationally for skilled labor in the home building trades, including inspiring a pathway for students and beyond.

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Spotlight on Construction Trades: Painting and Masonry

Spotlight on Construction Trades: Painting and Masonry

This week’s focus on Careers in Construction Month explores two more rewarding job opportunities in home building: the painting and masonry trades.

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Spotlight on Construction Trades: Carpentry and Electrical

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on October 16, 2017 0 Comments
Spotlight on Construction Trades: Carpentry and Electrical

As NAHB continues to celebrate Careers in Construction Month, we’re taking a closer look at two skilled trades that are essential components of the home building process: carpenters and electricians.

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Kicking Off Careers in Construction Month

Kicking Off Careers in Construction Month

NAHB recently launched a Careers in the Construction Trades webpage to highlight opportunities in six popular trades.

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