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Back to Work: Programs are using virtual reality to train workers

The number of first-time jobless claims remains high, but there was a bit of movement last week. New unemployment claims for the week ending...

Path to Pro boot camp: A pathway into the skilled trades

If you live in the metro Atlanta area and are interested in working in the construction trades, there is a recently launched five-day, remote...

Retooling construction industry training amid economic disruption

The construction industry, like all other sectors of the economy, is taking a beating during the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of construction workers losing their...

Constructing a skilled worker pipeline

Three out of four construction companies will have job openings this year. Water and sewer construction projects, bridge and highway, schools and hospitals are...
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HBI turns soldiers into skilled trades workers

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on Nov. 12, 2018. Before he enlisted in the U.S. Army, Staff Sgt. John Pomelow’s dream was to...

Moving from incarceration into the workforce

Each year, more than nine million people who have served time in state or federal prison or county jails are released back into their...

Skilled labor shortage highlights the need for career pathways to construction...

During the financial crisis and Great Recession of the late 2000s, the Department of Labor estimates that the construction industry lost 2.3 million jobs....

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Joe Konopka didn’t think he could be one of the millions of middle-aged men who are out of work. He had the education, the status...

I Want That Job: Welder

Want a job that can take you to the top of skyscrapers or out to sea working on an offshore oil rig? Become a...
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SkillsUSA builds a strong foundation for the workforce

Just how big is the annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) and the SkillsUSA Championships? It’s big enough to be a self-sustaining...