Tag: skilled trades

HBA Skills-Building Event Attracts Future Workforce

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on November 22, 2019 0 Comments
HBA Skills-Building Event Attracts Future Workforce

Dallas Builders Association members face a familiar industry challenge. Members have too many job openings and too few qualified workers to fill them. To help motive and educate the next generation builders, the Dallas BA spearheaded a workforce development event at the Dallas Builders Show on Nov. 12.

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Why More Women Should Consider Work in the Trades

Filed in Committees and Councils by on September 17, 2019 0 Comments
Why More Women Should Consider Work in the Trades

The residential construction industry provides a rewarding career path for women — and plenty of opportunities as well. Still, some may overlook opportunities in construction trades because they don’t view them as jobs for women.

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HBA Funding Available to Support Construction Career Programs

Filed in Construction Industry by on April 10, 2019 5 Comments
HBA Funding Available to Support Construction Career Programs

The National Housing Endowment (NHE) and the Skilled Labor Fund (SLF) launched two new grant programs to help HBAs attract the next generation of skilled workers. The Building Careers Program Grants and Career Connection Grant will support local workforce development efforts as the industry continues to address the skilled labor shortage.

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Local Partnership Gives Second Chance to Inmates Re-Entering the Workforce

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on February 28, 2018 0 Comments
Local Partnership Gives Second Chance to Inmates Re-Entering the Workforce

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City is working with local industry partners to teach inmates the skills they need to start a career in the construction industry.

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