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Education + Training

Construction Lab Launched in Pittsburgh to Develop Labor and Building Innovation

The Last Mile Lab seeks to create an inclusive pathway for workforce development while introducing new building techniques and opportunities for industry innovation

Trade Contractors

Residential Contractors More Likely to Be Paid on Time Than Commercial Contractors

Contractors working on residential projects are more likely to receive prompt payment than their commercial counterparts, according to a new report from Levelset


Women in Construction

San Francisco’s Mission Rock Academy Is Recruiting Women Into the Skilled Trades

The five-week training program is creating a bright future for women in the construction workforce

Labor + Trade Relations

The Highest Paid Construction Occupations in 2021

From company CEOs to hands-on trade workers, these are the highest paid construction positions of 2021

Labor + Trade Relations

Wages for Residential Building Workers Are on the Rise

Hourly wages for skilled workers rose to $28.66 in February as the construction labor market remains tight

Women in Construction

Women Are Making a Strong Return to the Workforce Post-Pandemic

Over 200,000 women joined the labor force in March, kicking off what many experts hope will be a season of economic recovery for the U.S.


NAHB Chairman's Message: Developing a New Generation of Home Building Professionals

Residential construction will need 2.2 million new hires over the next three years to keep pace with growth and attrition. NAHB recognizes the severity of the skilled labor shortage and is launching several initiatives to help develop the home building industry’s future workforce

Sales + Marketing

A Sales and Marketing Approach to Workforce Development

Want to find new skilled workers? Home builders should consider engaging their sales and marketing teams to take a fresh look and approach to recruiting and retention


A Recipe for Retaining Your Purchasing Talent

Talented people are either leaving or avoiding the home building industry. Here’s how home builders can reverse the tide and keep their best purchasing pros

Labor + Trade Relations

Open Construction Jobs Remain Steady Through February

As the construction industry rebuilds post-pandemic, attracting skilled labor remains a key objective for the coming quarters

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