The use of technology in construction has aided the industry in ways that go largely unnoticed by those who do not spend time on job sites or work in the industry. And despite these technological advancements, construction jobs are not going anywhere.
Despite the fact most high school graduates go to a four-year college to pursue a bachelor's degree, a new study has found that completing a registered apprenticeship program in the construction trades leads to higher average pay than the students who are able to obtain a college degree.
A study ran by an Ohio-based accounting and financial advisory firm shows that the largest threat to the construction industry is not lack of work, but lack of workers.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, the number of construction and extraction occupations is expected to grow 11 percent between the years 2016 and 2026.
It is common for some people to spend a part of their life trying to find a career that they enjoy, but also one that can support them financially.
Working in an industry that is predominately male can be intimidating for some women, but a growing number of females are proving they can have satisfying, successful careers despite being outnumbered on a construction jobsite.
According to a 2016 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics study, nearly half of all jobs require some outdoor work.
If you scan the shelves of your favorite bookstore or search the internet for literature related to the current state of the university, the quality of college education, or the student loan dilemma, you will find publications with titles that may make you rethink your current view of higher education, including:
Let’s say you go to college, get a degree, and get a good job making a decent living— that’s the best case scenario right? You are now on your way to living the American Dream, but wait, are you?