To help abate the ongoing construction labor shortage, Go Build America has launched a recruitment platform for the industry that will reach beyond the success of the first program, Go Build Alabama, which began 7 years ago.
Nationally known for its timber framing methodology, Timbercraft partnered with local construction trade classes at the Jackson (MI) Area Careers Center to show students the look of finished timber-framed buildings and to help them better understand career options in the building trades. So reports lenconnect.com
According to new report produced by The American Institute of Architects, “Diversity in the Profession of Architecture,” women and minorities feel underrepresented, overworked and poorly compensated in their chose profession.
Despite a positive outlook regarding new projects and hires, a lack of available workers could prove tricky for builders. In what could be a contradictory 2016, companies will grapple with an improving housing market and diminishing labor conditions.