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

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 27, 2017 1 Comment
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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Colorado Mandates Intro to Skilled Labor in Public High Schools

Colorado Mandates Intro to Skilled Labor in Public High Schools

A new law in Colorado aims to address one of the greatest challenges to recruiting skilled labor: dispelling the myth that all successful career paths require a college education.

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Get Ready for Fall Interns at Your Company

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on July 10, 2017 0 Comments
Get Ready for Fall Interns at Your Company

Student internships can give your business a boost with additional resources to meet your skilled labor needs. NAHB recently released a guide to help members understand and identify work-study student-learning opportunities.

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New Resources Help You Recruit Skilled Labor

New Resources Help You Recruit Skilled Labor

NAHB continues to update its members-only Skilled Workforce Development Resources to help you recruit skilled labor and spread the word about the valuable careers available in residential construction.

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Toll Brothers Hosts Students for National Job Shadow Day

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on February 15, 2017 0 Comments
Toll Brothers Hosts Students for National Job Shadow Day

On National Groundhog Job Shadow Day, Toll Brothers showed 32 students in six states across the country the range of career options available in the home building industry.

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Opening Students’ Eyes to a Career in the Skilled Trades

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on February 10, 2017 0 Comments

When members of the Mid-Minnesota Builders Association met with high school students to talk about career opportunities in the skilled trades, the local public television station tagged along to help spread the word.

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Industry Coalition Launches Skilled Labor Fund

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on January 17, 2017 6 Comments
Industry Coalition Launches Skilled Labor Fund

The housing industry joined forces to address the lack of skilled labor entering residential construction with the creation of the Skilled Labor Fund.

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