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Key Differences Between Carpenters and Great Lead Carpenters: Part 2
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Key Differences Between Carpenters and Great Lead Carpenters: Part 2

Shawn McCadden continues his list of key skills that separate a good carpenter... Read more

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How Much of the Labor Shortage Is Bias?

Paul Winans advocates for the growing trend in apprenceship programs, uncovering serious impediments to finding good help that have historically kept people from joining the trades. Read more

Will Apprenticeships Solve Construction's Labor Crisis?
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Training the Trades - Not

Training school officials sentenced to prison for exposing student to obscene levels of asbestos. Read more

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How to Hire Your First Remodeling Salesperson
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How to Hire Your First Remodeling Salesperson

Hands-on contractors who become construction business owners may not always know... Read more

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Can't Find A Good Man? Hire a Woman

Faced with a labor shortage and growing business more contractors are discovering the benefits of the X factor. Read more

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Wages Grow for Residential Construction Jobs
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Wages Grow for Residential Construction Jobs

Rising employment and a flood of job openings have led to wage increases, with ... Read more

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March 2015 Letters

Readers weigh in on how best to provide high-school graduates access to good-paying, higher-skilled jobs in the trades. Also, read about using Diamond Piers, and how retrofitting houses suits one remodeler's appreciation of history. Read more

Contractors Optimisic for 2015, But How is Growth Possible?
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Contractors Optimisic for 2015, But How is Growth Possible?

Most contractors plan to expand payrolls, according to an AGC survey. But it's... Read more

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Training Millennials for Careers in theTrades
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Training Millennials for Careers in theTrades

A missing piece of the economic puzzle is an effective system for providing... Read more

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