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Many women are hesitant to join the construction industry because of a lack of education, training and apprenticeship opportunities. However, this is rapidly changing as an increasing number of industry trade groups and nonprofit organizations develop attainable pathways to entry-level construction jobs.
For a generation there’s been talk about the craft worker shortage because fewer and fewer people choose to enter the trades. What was once a concern for dwindling career interest is now a crisis because the average age of today’s skilled tradesperson is 52 years old and only growing grayer.
New Hampshire’s first ever Construction Virtual Career Fair was held last week in response to the continued industry growth and workforce demands in construction and the building trades. The event was offered in partnership between Associated Builders & Contractors of NH/VT, I Build NH, and New Hampshire Employment Security.
I Build NH, Associated Builders & Contractors of NH/VT, and New Hampshire Employment Security are teaming up to offer the first ever virtual construction job fair on Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Associated Builders and Contractors New Hampshire/Vermont Chapter (ABC), a leader in the construction industry and workforce development, has announced the promotion of Jennifer Landon to Vice President of Education & Workforce Development. Landon has been with the ABC since 2017, previously holding the position of Director of Education and Workforce Development.
ABC NH/VT is pleased to announce a new educational series that will provide important information about labor laws and compliance and their impact on contractors.
The New Hampshire Air National Guard is currently recruiting individuals to join the 157 Civil Engineer Squadron.
Joshua Reap, President & CEO of Associated Builders & Contractors NH/VT Chapter will Represent Builders on New Council
Each year our members donate a variety of classroom supplies to help support our education and training opportunities. This year we are expanding the offer of “in-kind” sponsorships for our Future Leaders in Construction (FLiC) program.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced the launch of a campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of registered apprenticeships, and increase participation by business leaders and job seekers nationwide.