October is Careers in Construction Month - How Will You Participate

KIMBERLY HEGEMAN | September 13, 2018

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Careers in Construction Month was introduced to increase public awareness and appreciation of construction craft professionals and the entire construction workforce. We all know there is a labor shortage in the construction industry. It's been an issue for years, and the industry as a whole has continued to struggle to find a successful way to bring more workers into our labor market.

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