23
Oct

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AGC Releases Results of Workforce Survey Today

AGC Releases Results of Workforce Survey Today

Too many Texas construction firms are having a difficult time filling¬†key professional and craft worker positions.¬†And it won’t get better anytime soon. Forty-one percent of the respondents said it will be difficult to find and hire qualified construction professionals during the next year. Forty-seven percent of the respondents said it will continue to be hard […]

20
Aug

0

Capitalizing on Human Assets

In a report titled Workforce — Capitalizing on Our Human Assets, the Texas Comptroller’s office explores the promise of Texas’ young population and the economic growth that has created worker shortages in some industries. The report also lays out recommendations that would help the Texas workforce continue to enjoy prosperity in the coming decades. Read […]

19
Aug

0

Labor Pains

Shifts in perception may help swell the ranks of the construction industry, where skilled workers are an endangered species, but community presence, engagement and a push to change the way kids learn could be the foundation on which a new improved workforce is built. Recruiting quality talent into the workforce has always been something of […]

24
Apr

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Help Wanted

To hire 10 to 15 project coordinators this year, Texas builder Sabre Commercial has boosted pay 10 percent and added a 401(k) retirement plan. “It is an employee’s market,” says John Cyrier, co-founder and president of the 48-employee Austin-based company. “We are definitely seeing a labor shortage in Austin and central Texas. I see it […]

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