Oklahoma State Home Builders Association

An Affiliate of the National Home Builders Association

New Resources Help You Recruit Skilled Labor

 
Posted on June 22, 2017 by Jorie Helms

 

NAHB continues to update its members-only Skilled Workforce Development Resources to help you recruit skilled labor and spread the word about the valuable careers available in residential construction. NAHB economists recently analyzed the latest salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to provide HBAs and members with updated information about their local residential construction labor market.

The new salary data are promoted in the following resources:

  • State Wage and Workforce Demand Data: State-specific data, including the annual average wages in construction and the projected workforce demand by state and for the top 100 metro areas.
  • Careers in Construction Posters: This series of posters will help you promote residential construction careers at schools, career fairs, career exploration days, educational conferences and local community events.

Plus, you can share our public Building a Skilled Labor Workforce page with educators, policymakers and industry partners to provide them with resources to help promote these career opportunities in their communities. Resources include the Careers in Construction posters, brochures, lesson plans, a presentation template and more.

For more information about skilled labor resources or NAHB’s Student Chapters, contact Greg Zick.

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