PBS: After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople

An article from PBS News Hour highlights the continued need for skilled tradespeople the US, and the benefits those jobs have the for people that choose them.  The United States has 30 million jobs that pay an average of $55,000 per year and don’t require a bachelor’s degree… People with career and technical educations are actually … Read more PBS: After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople

Remodeling Labor Shortage Continues to Impact Industry

WASHINGTON, May 1 – The labor shortage for the remodeling industry continues to impact the industry, according to a recent survey by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers. NAHB released the survey results, which highlights availability of labor and subcontractors, to kick off National Home Remodeling Month in May. “The labor shortage continues … Read more Remodeling Labor Shortage Continues to Impact Industry

Project Build Minnesota Newsletter May 2019

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  Project Build Minnesota is excited to continue our efforts to make construction the first choice for hard working youth. As we move through our second year, we wanted to share our progress. Want to get our newsletter in your inbox? Sign Up Now! President’s Perspective Construction Season Heats Up Statewide, the 2019 construction season is … Read more Project Build Minnesota Newsletter May 2019

May 1st is National Skilled Trades Day

The construction industry is not alone in their shortage of skilled labor. Recognizing this issue, National Skilled Trades Day was established to encourage students and others looking for jobs to enter skilled trades jobs. In 2019, the Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed that National Skilled Trades Day will be observed on the first Wednesday … Read more May 1st is National Skilled Trades Day