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Student Builder Conference Spurs Careers in Construction

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on December 24, 2019 0 Comments
Student Builder Conference Spurs Careers in Construction

The Home Builders Association of Richmond recently coordinated a Student Construction Conference for more than 800 area students to learn about careers in the industry.

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Number of Unfilled Construction Jobs Remains High Despite Some Progress

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Number of Unfilled Construction Jobs Remains High Despite Some Progress

The estimated number of construction jobs open in October was 311,000, down from a September total of 327,000 and April’s post-Great Recession high of 434,000, according to the latest U.S. BLS JOLTS data.

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Start Planning Now for Career and Technical Education Month

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on December 10, 2019 0 Comments
Start Planning Now for Career and Technical Education Month

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month® is a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE. Now is time to begin laying the groundwork for your HBA to execute a CTE-focused activity or program.

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Ribbon Cut at New Tennessee HBI Transitioning Military Center

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on December 9, 2019 0 Comments
Ribbon Cut at New Tennessee HBI Transitioning Military Center

A November ribbon cutting ceremony officially launched the Home Builders Institute (HBI) construction trades training facility for transitioning service members near Fort Campbell in Tennessee.

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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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Student Competition Builds Membership Momentum for Local HBA

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on November 14, 2019 0 Comments
Student Competition Builds Membership Momentum for Local HBA

High school students in Alabama are motivated now more than ever to pursue a career in construction thanks to the Greater Montgomery Home Builders Association’s first-ever construction management competition.

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Veterans Successfully Climb Construction Career Ladder

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 11, 2019 1 Comment
Veterans Successfully Climb Construction Career Ladder

Today on Veterans Day we honor military members and their families for the sacrifices they have made to serve our country. The home building industry is stepping up to help veterans create a viable private-sector career path forward as they transition to civilian life.

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Young Professionals Week Kicks Off with #CICDAY2019

Filed in Student Chapters by on October 7, 2019 0 Comments
Young Professionals Week Kicks Off with #CICDAY2019

YP Week was created last year to highlight local HBA young professional groups and activities, encourage local YP recruitment, and showcase the importance of membership and the positive impact that NAHB and HBA membership can have in the early stages of a home building career.

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October is Careers in Construction Month

Filed in Construction Industry by on September 30, 2019 0 Comments
October is Careers in Construction Month

October is Careers in Construction Month, when NAHB members and state and local HBAs participate in a national campaign to raise public awareness about the great jobs available in home building and related trade professions.

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Trump Spotlights Workforce Development

Trump Spotlights Workforce Development

NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde and four workers in the construction trades attended today’s White House event commemorating the first anniversary of President Trump’s executive order that established the National Council for the American Worker.

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