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Empty Worksites: Educating a New Workforce

The alma mater sounds, caps are thrown, the diploma is held and at this moment many students may think to themselves: now what? Their minds may not have led them to believe that construction is a viable career option for their blurred post-grad path. After the collapse of the Texas …

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ACE Mentor Networking Happy Hour

Please join us for refreshments as we discuss how to grow our program and increase our visibility in the Houston area! Mentor Networking Happy Hour Thursday, September 19th 5 to 7pm Cafe Adobe in the Marq*E Center 7620 Katy Fwy ACE Mentor Program, Houston, local affiliate of the national ACE …

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Workforce Weekly

New Thinking Won’t End the Skills Gap – Training Will

“We don’t have a skills gap. We have a thinking gap,” writes Lou Adler in an article for the Business Insider, “Close The Skills Gap By Throwing Out Job Descriptions.” Adler, CEO and founder of The Adler Group, a training and search firm that helps companies implement performance-based hiring, argues …

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Workforce Weekly

There’s a Career In Construction

Jacobs Hosts Construction Career Expo at Lee College: “There’s A Career In Construction” Jacobs is partnering with Lee College in Baytown, Texas to host a Construction Career Expo on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at the Lee College Student Center from 5:00 p.m. through 7:30 p.m.  Over 15 area high schools …

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Workforce Weekly

ACE Mentor Program

  The ACE Mentor Program is a high school mentoring program designed to educate students about architecture, construction, and engineering with the goal of encouraging them to pursue a career in one of those disciplines.  Students will meet over the course of a school year with industry professionals to work …

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SER-Jobs For Progress Awarded $1.1 Million Youth Build Grant

SER-Jobs for Progress is excited to announce its new YouthBuild grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. Through YouthBuild, SER will provide academic and occupational skill training to at-risk youth and young adults ages 18-24. SER is proud to be one of 68 new programs across the U.S., and the …

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Workforce Weekly

Construction Career Collaborative Works To Create Sustainable Workforce

The construction workforce productivity has not kept pace with other industries; a condition due, in large part, to the inability of the construction industry to attract and train qualified workers.  As the economy grows at a rapid pace and the industry races to keep up, the dedication to a sustainable …

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