Tag: skilled labor

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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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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How Can Business and Industry Work with Educators to Improve Workforce Development?

Filed in Workforce Development by on May 13, 2019 3 Comments
How Can Business and Industry Work with Educators to Improve Workforce Development?

Quality career and technical education (CTE) programs are in a position to address the labor shortage issue but need your partnership to help them succeed.

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Recruit the Next Generation of Skilled Labor with NAHB Resources

Filed in Workforce Development by on January 2, 2019 0 Comments
Recruit the Next Generation of Skilled Labor with NAHB Resources

The start of a new year is a great opportunity to remind your local community about the rewarding career opportunities available in residential construction.

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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 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 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 Workforce Development 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

Filed in Committees and Councils, Workforce Development by on September 18, 2018 0 Comments
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

Filed in Workforce Development by on March 9, 2018 7 Comments
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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