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Jacobs Seeks to Train and Certify its Entire Journey-level Workforce

Attracting and retaining talented employees is a common challenge for today’s employers, particularly in the construction industry.

Career Academy Unites an Entire Community

In 2015, the Siloam Springs High School in Arkansas was converted to a charter school known as the Career Academy of Siloam Springs or CASS.

Creating New Career Pathways for People with Disabilities

Finding, developing and retaining quality employees is no easy task. This is especially true for employers who are committed to hiring people with disabilities.

Indiana Partners with Build Your Future to Close the State’s Construction Skills Gap

Construction companies in Indiana will need to hire more than 61,000 workers over the next two years.

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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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