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NAHB Leaders Celebrate All-Female Built Home in Utah

NAHB Leaders Celebrate All-Female Built Home in Utah

The Utah chapter of NAHB’s Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council welcomed NAHB leadership to a special June 4 ceremony celebrating “The House That SHE Built” during the Utah Valley HBA’s annual Parade of Homes event.

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Median Age of Construction Worker In Line with National Average

Filed in Economics, Workforce Development by on May 26, 2021 1 Comment
Median Age of Construction Worker In Line with National Average

According to NAHB analysis of the most recent 2019 American Community Survey data, the median age of a construction worker is 41 — the same as the national average.

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Iowa Careers Event Builds Excitement for the Skilled Trades

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Iowa Careers Event Builds Excitement for the Skilled Trades

Students in Iowa recently participated in Build My Future, a construction career day and industry showcase. The event, hosted by Iowa Skilled Trades, included more than 65 hands-on demonstrations. Students from more than 75 schools in the state were invited to participate.

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Professional Women in Building/National Housing Endowment Scholarships Available

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Professional Women in Building/National Housing Endowment Scholarships Available

Three scholarships are currently available from NAHB’s Professional Women in Building and the National Housing Endowment to encourage individuals to further their education and training in housing industry-related programs.

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Top IBSx Takeaways from Sustainability & Green Building Scholarship Recipients

Top IBSx Takeaways from Sustainability & Green Building Scholarship Recipients

After a successful 2020 pilot program, 2021 brought even more young professionals to the building industry’s premier conference via the Sustainability & Green Building Scholarship Program for IBS. Despite not being able to meet in person, this year’s green building IBSx scholarship recipients had the unique opportunity to meet NAHB members in an intimate setting through Zoom to discuss green building topics based on interest.

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Upcoming Webinars Celebrate Women in Building, Diversifying the Industry

Upcoming Webinars Celebrate Women in Building, Diversifying the Industry

To celebrate Women’s History Month in March, NAHB’s Workforce Development team and the Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council are hosting webinars on March 25 and 31 to showcase the work women are doing in the field and the efforts being done to increase their numbers.

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How Rising Lumber Prices Impact More Than Just Home Builders

How Rising Lumber Prices Impact More Than Just Home Builders

The fast price escalation in lumber is having far-reaching consequences throughout the industry, and prohibiting home builders and partner organizations from providing much-needed housing to families across the country.

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House Passes Apprenticeship Legislation

Filed in Advocacy, Workforce Development by on February 5, 2021 0 Comments
House Passes Apprenticeship Legislation

The House today approved the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 (H.R. 447), legislation that would expand youth and adult access to instruction in the skilled trades.

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Workforce Development Webinar Today at 2 p.m. ET

Filed in Workforce Development by on February 1, 2021 2 Comments
Workforce Development Webinar Today at 2 p.m. ET

The webinar will feature industry leaders sharing best practices on how to host and participate in virtual or in-person workforce development activities this year.

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Attend the Workforce Development Champions Forum Webinar Feb. 1

Filed in Workforce Development by on January 21, 2021 0 Comments
Attend the Workforce Development Champions Forum Webinar Feb. 1

Join industry leaders on Feb. 1 to share information and best practices for leading or participating in workforce development in-person and virtual events.

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