Breaking Ground:
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Five Reasons Why Millennials Are Great For The Construction Industry

5/25/2017
Much has been written about millennials and how they differ from previous generations in their approach to work – and careers in general.

How Sponsorship is Attracting Millennials Into Construction

5/18/2017
As a construction company owner, attracting the attention of millennial workers is only half the challenge.

Millennials: Why They Belong on Your Team

5/11/2017
Megan Wild offers a fresh perspective on the millennial generation and explains why they are a great fit for the construction industry!

Inside the Mind of a Millennial

5/4/2017
Regardless of the drive and work ethic outlining the experience on our resume, the millennial stigma raises quite a few red flags in the workplace.

A Strong Foundation Built on Soft Skills

4/27/2017
I was always a decent student, but I believe what made me stand out was my ability to communicate and to carry out work.

Want Deeper Learning? Get Outside of the Classroom.

4/20/2017
Companies want to hire workers with experience, but how are you supposed to gain experience if you can’t find that first job?

The Importance of Career Readiness and Authentic Business Engagement

4/13/2017
Imagine interviewing a candidate who lacks interpersonal skills and has less-than-average communication abilities.

Soft Skills: The Other Side of Construction

4/6/2017
The professionalism of our industry is illustrated by the work ethic, communication and teamwork present on each and every construction site.

The Power of Passion

3/30/2017
When you’re new to the construction industry and sit down with Dr. Mittie Cannon, you can’t help but feel inspired.

Build Me Up, Buttercup

3/23/2017
I do not hail from particularly handy people. My family kept our tools in a kitchen drawer, next to the drawer with the whisk and the lemon zester.

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NCCER develops standardized construction and maintenance curricula and assessments with portable credentials. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s National Registry which allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires. The National Registry also assists craft professionals by maintaining their records in a secure database.