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Connecting Industry and Education by Thinking Outside the Box

9/20/2018
Check out how these organizations are introducing construction and offering training to both secondary and postsecondary students.

Workforce Shortages: The Commodity of Skills

9/6/2018
If we work together, we can make the changes necessary to keep up with demand and continue building America’s future.

Restoring the Dignity of Work

8/23/2018
Revitalizing our nation’s workforce development system is a step toward addressing the skilled shortage of construction craft professionals.

Making the Digital Move

8/9/2018
For companies to connect with younger generations, they will need to join the digital world.

The Son of a Builder

8/2/2018
As a fourth generation builder, Chris shares his experiences from incorporating technology to green building to training.

A Line-Item Veto Well Worth Making

7/12/2018
When Gov. Jerry Brown considers a new state budget, he’ll have an opportunity to continue a program giving people a second chance in life and more.

Tackling the Skilled Labor Gap One Step at a Time

5/24/2018
Faith Technologies combats the skills gap head-on through two approaches: their Ground-up Growth strategy and Workforce Management initiatives.

Construction Leaders Unite To Focus on Diversity

5/3/2018
Leaders from throughout Indiana's construction industry have united to focus on diversity in the industry's workforce efforts.

The Talent is There, You Just Need to Get Involved

9/28/2017
Whether you need to fill three or three hundred positions, SkillsUSA is a great place to start your search.

The Value of a Diverse Workforce

9/14/2017
By rethinking the meaning of diversity, we can begin to understand the value it can bring to our industry.

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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.

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