Building the Pipeline for Next Gen Skilled Labor

NAHB Housing Policy Briefing | NAHB, the Home Builders Institute, and the National Housing Endowment are working hard to make sure young people see the potential for a rewarding construction career and can find the training they need / Top reasons why homebuyers are having trouble buying a home



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Innovation

Margaret Whelan on How Capital Is Fueling Innovation

Investment banker Margaret Whelan talks about labor constraints and how access to capital is fueling innovation in a home building industry not typically known for it

Construction

Construction Labor Market Remains Strong, Sees Reduced Turnover

Since March, the construction labor market has continued to see a strong recovery.

Construction

Residential Construction Employment Now Higher Than 2019

As unemployment dropped to 6.9% in October with the addition of 638,000 new jobs, residential construction employment also filled more vacant roles

Construction

Construction Job Wages Increase at Faster Rate Than National Wages

Median wages for construction jobs continue to excel past national median wages, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

Labor + Trade Relations

How a Chef Turned Into a Carpenter

How a career switch to the construction trades turned around the fortunes of a laid-off restaurant chef.

Labor + Trade Relations

Industry Targets Underrepresented Groups in New Worker Recruitment

Although the pandemic is well underway, it’s not stopping the industry from recruiting more much needed workers.

Labor + Trade Relations

Construction Labor Market Shows Normalization in July, August

Despite waves of layoffs in March and April, the construction labor market continues to rebound.

Labor + Trade Relations

How to Keep Team Motivation High and Create a Healthy Workplace

With numerous new challenges, concerns, and worries facing construction workers today, boosting workplace morale and improving on-site safety may not be easy, but it's essential

Women in Construction

These Recruitment Tactics Make Way for More Diverse Workers

Finding new ways to recruit workers into the home building industry can fulfill two needs: more skilled workers and more diversification.

Women in Construction

These Tradeswomen Are Working to Diversify the Construction Industry

Women make up 10.3% of the construction industry workforce and it has remained around that level for the past 18 years, according to NAHB.

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