Tag: skilled trades

NHE Offers Funding for Workforce Development Initiatives

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on November 16, 2020 0 Comments
NHE Offers Funding for Workforce Development Initiatives

The National Housing Endowment and the Skilled Labor Fund provide funding to HBAs for workforce development initiatives such as skilled trades training programs, local career fairs and construction management education.

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How to Talk About Careers in Construction in Your Community

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 29, 2020 1 Comment
How to Talk About Careers in Construction in Your Community

Share your story and talk about how the skilled trades can lead to a solid career and a well-paying salary to help attract the next generation of professionals.

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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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HBA Skills-Building Event Attracts Future Workforce

Filed in Workforce Development 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 Workforce Development 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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