October is officially “Careers in Construction Month,” and LEAD Dallas, Ft. Worth will be joining nationwide efforts to raise awareness of the high-quality careers available to workers nationwide in the construction trade professions.
LEAD Corpus Christi is Ready to Help Place Skilled Trade Workers as the Industrial Construction Industry Grows
With industrial construction continuing to grow in the years ahead, LEAD Corpus Christi is carefully following the trends and ready to make the most of what is expected to be another productive decade for the industry. LEAD Corpus Christi prides itself on being the foremost partner to the skilled trade workforce.
Although the hallways are barren and the classrooms empty of children and teachers, construction workers move in and out of schools through the Tampa Bay region working on summer construction projects in preparation for the upcoming fall term.
With green building on the rise, companies are asking if they should learn to use green trades people and mold them into their ideal employee, or, should they rely on a staffing partner to help them secure experienced certified trade workers who understand green buildings?
The shutdown of factories worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic crippled the economy, halting production of goods and materials. And although production levels have since increased with a renewed demand for goods, the global supply shortage persists.
Women in construction only make up 1.25% of females in the workforce which is currently at 47%. Although it is the year 2022, gender bias remains in the construction industry culture.
The Coronavirus pandemic left Texas and most of the country in an economic downturn during 2020. And, as we near the close of 2021, there are industries continue to struggle and fight their way back to prosperity. However, the construction industry is steadily growing in many states across the country, including Texas.
"Contractors are very optimistic about demand for construction" through the remainder of 2020 and beyond. "At the same time, many construction executives are troubled by labor shortages and the impacts those shortages are having on operations, training and safety programs, and bottom lines." – Stephen E. Sandherr, AGC of America, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
LEAD Case Study on Agricultural Construction: A Grain Storage and Handling Facility in North Dakota.