On The Job

The Zachry Craft Experience – Day 1 (Sunday)

0 September 15, 2014  Construction Training, On The Job

Ten members of Associated Builders and Contractors’ National staff are spending the week taking part in The Zachry Craft Experience—a week-long training experience to give office professionals an idea of what it takes day in and day out to be a craft professional. The staff will be chronicling their time learning what our industry is […]


Turning to the Trades: Today’s Industry

0 April 1, 2014  Careers in Construction, featured, On The Job

This is the second of a three-part series on the career opportunities in the construction industry written by David Schell, an Account Manager for H.B. McClure Company in Pennsylvania, a member company of Associated Builders and Contractors Keystone Chapter.   When I look back at my high school years, I don’t remember anyone telling me […]


Be a Part of the 2014 National Craft Championships

0 November 1, 2013  Careers in Construction, Construction Training, featured, On The Job

With the looming workforce shortage, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) believes the future of the industry relies on the ability to attract and retain top talent with skills to fill the needs of the companies who are building America. Through the annual National Craft Championships (NCC), ABC hopes to promote life-long learning and to recognize […]


Video: Military to Construction

0 October 16, 2013  Careers in Construction, featured, On The Job

We are halfway through Careers in Construction month and Build Your Future and NCCER are continuing to schedule events and create excitement around craft training and career and technical education. Here one of their videos on why construction is a great career choice for former military, according to veterans: