Tag: workforce development

D.C. School Attracts Kids to the Trades

Filed in Construction Industry, Education by on December 8, 2017 0 Comments

There’s an education revolution brewing right in the middle of the nation’s capital: The Washington Post reports that Phelps ACE High School, once derided as “an academic dumping ground” and then closed all together, has been reborn as a high school specializing in architecture, construction and engineering — and attracting new students.

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HBA Workforce Development Program Wins State Funding

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on November 29, 2017 5 Comments
HBA Workforce Development Program Wins State Funding

The HBA of Colorado Springs has been awarded $587,276 from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to bolster its Careers in Construction program.

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Build a Solid Career in Construction Management

Build a Solid Career in Construction Management

NAHB has been promoting the rewarding job opportunities in the skilled trades for Careers in Construction Month but let’s not forget that the construction manager also offers an exciting career path in the housing industry.

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Construction Careers: An Excellent Blend of Purpose and Paycheck

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 30, 2017 0 Comments
Construction Careers: An Excellent Blend of Purpose and Paycheck

The construction industry is uniquely poised to allow workers to engage with critical issues such as environmental protection, affordable housing and poverty alleviation, and construction workers are able to make a significant impact on the causes they care most about. As you recruit new team members, let them know how home building makes a difference.

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Dean Mon Speaks at Diversity in Construction Gala

Filed in Awards, Construction Industry, Global Housing, Leadership by on October 24, 2017 0 Comments
Dean Mon Speaks at Diversity in Construction Gala

NAHB Third Vice Chairman Dean Mon recently spoke to attendees of the Diversity in Construction Reception at the National Housing Center, NAHB’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. The association partnered with groups including the Metro D.C. Hispanic Contractors Association for the event.

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Texas Builders Break Ground on Trade School

Texas Builders Break Ground on Trade School

An Oct. 5 groundbreaking ceremony for the Howard College-San Angelo Construction Trades Center of Excellence was also a day to celebrate expanded career choices for Texas high school graduates – and a new generation of skilled construction workers.

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Norbord Gives HBI $1M to Train Local Workforces

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 13, 2017 0 Comments
Norbord Gives HBI $1M to Train Local Workforces

HBI, the workforce development arm of NAHB, just got an important assist as it gears up to help prepare the local workforce for reconstruction in Texas and Florida hard-hit by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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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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Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

Filed in Construction Industry, Education, Student Chapters by on September 21, 2017 0 Comments
Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

October is Careers in Construction Month, an opportunity to increase public awareness about the great jobs available in residential construction and related trade professions. NAHB has the tools to help members and HBAs get started.

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San Antonio Builders Break Ground to Support Charity and Skilled Labor

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, NAHB Cares by on August 30, 2017 0 Comments
San Antonio Builders Break Ground to Support Charity and Skilled Labor

The Greater San Antonio Builders Association broke ground yesterday on its annual charity home, which will help provide scholarships and grants to local students who are pursuing careers in the residential construction industry.

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