Construction Industry

NAHB Leadership, Members Inspire Future Industry Professionals

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on October 7, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Leadership, Members Inspire Future Industry Professionals

NAHB First Vice Chair Dean Mon and several NAHB members spent a day with nearly two dozen high school students to give advice, share personal stories and field questions about working in the home building industry.

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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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NAHB Members Step Up Civic Engagement

Filed in Construction Industry by on September 5, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Members Step Up Civic Engagement

In states like Indiana, NAHB members take their civic engagement to the next level and run for state or local office.

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Resources to Promote Construction Careers in Your Community

Resources to Promote Construction Careers in Your Community

It’s time to start preparing now for Careers in Construction Month in October, when the entire housing industry celebrates and promotes careers in construction.

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HBA ‘Draft’ Boosts Local Workforce

HBA ‘Draft’ Boosts Local Workforce

What would happen if the home building industry recruited talent like the National Football League draft? Job opportunities to boost the construction industry workforce.

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Labor Shortages Still Hurting Affordability

Labor Shortages Still Hurting Affordability

Labor and subcontractor shortages remained widespread in July of 2019 and are continuing to impact the industry in a number of ways — including putting additional upward pressure on new home prices — according to a recent survey conducted by NAHB.

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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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Skilled Labor Fund Grants Bring Shop Back to High Schools

Skilled Labor Fund Grants Bring Shop Back to High Schools

The Skilled Labor Fund awarded more than $200,000 in grants to 42 local HBA’s across the country to provide skills training to high school students.

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Labor Department Omits Construction Sector in Proposed Apprenticeship Expansion

Labor Department Omits Construction Sector in Proposed Apprenticeship Expansion

The U.S. Department of Labor omitted the construction sector when it announced a proposed rule that would establish a process to develop industry-recognized apprenticeship programs.

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Unfilled Construction Jobs at Post-Recession High

Unfilled Construction Jobs at Post-Recession High

The estimated number of job openings in the construction sector increased to 404,000 in April, a post-Great Recession high, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.

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