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Construction Industry Reaching Students Through Public Television

0 November 15, 2013  Careers in Construction, Construction Training, Uncategorized

Students in Cleveland schools are getting the opportunity to learn about careers in construction through a partnership between the ABC Northern Ohio Chapter and WVIZ, the Cleveland affiliate for PBS.  As part of their web-based “Careers Exploration Series,” a PBS moderator engaged a panel of industry experts to talk to high school students to highlight the […]


Construction User Group Focuses on Skills Gap

0 September 18, 2013  featured, The Skills Gap

  Workforce shortages are weighing heavily on the minds of construction owners as they prepare for rapid expansions in infrastructure, petrochemical and energy projects in many parts of the country. To address these issues, the Construction User’s Roundtable held a Skilled Workforce Summit last week in conjunction with their Fall Meeting in Naples, Florida. One […]


Training Tuesday Link Roundup

0 September 11, 2013  Careers in Construction, Construction Training, On The Job, The Skills Gap, Workforce Issues

Visit us every Tuesday to jump start your week with skills training news from around the web. 1.  Thank These Workers – Miami Herald 2.  Local schools addressing the skills gap with hands-on programs – The Widsor Star 3.  The Truth About Career And Technical Education – 4.  Vincennes University Offers Program to Teens to Jump-Start College Career […]


Construction Craft Professionals: A Labor Day Tribute

0 August 30, 2013  Careers in Construction, Construction Training, featured

While Labor Day typically signals the end of summer, it’s also an opportunity to pause and celebrate the American worker. One segment of the country’s workforce often is overlooked—construction craft professionals. Labor Day is often associated with labor unions, but it actually is a day to honor all workers, regardless of labor affiliation. The U.S. […]