As construction struggles to fill its workforce amid a labor shortage, leaders in the industry have turned their attention to attracting largely untapped segments of the population. Numbers show that it’s working: Women and BIPOC … about Important Next Steps for Helping Keep Women and People of Color in Construction
Women in Construction
Construction is actively recruiting women, and it’s working—slowly. According to research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, women represent 3.4% of workers in the construction industry in the US, up 2.7% from 2015.
Despite the many benefits associated with gender diversity, women remain underrepresented in the civil engineering construction industry. Perks of a more diverse workforce have been proven in a study done by Professor Qingbin Cui and … about How Social Media Can Promote Career Growth for Women in Construction
When it comes to gender diversity, the construction industry is an interesting study. While only about nine percent of today’s construction workforce are women (less than half of that segment are trade workers) their pay … about Meet Angie Simon, the Glass-Ceiling Shattering CEO of Western Allied
Canadian construction has come a long way to welcome women in past decades. Women make up just over 17% of the construction workforce across the country, up 4.4% since 2006. Yet even as the number … about Future of Canadian Women in Construction
Catch up on what's going on in construction this week. From a new OSHA program to an insurance discount being offered to certain construction pros, we've got you covered on all the industry news from … about The Power of Construction Data, Narrowing the Gender Gap, and Procore’s Latest Global Hire
Construction is a competitive industry. We’re doing serious work, and everybody wants to build the most impressive and innovative structures, on time and on budget. That spirit is pushing the boundaries of the way building … about Seeing is Believing: Why Female Mentors in Construction Matter
Procore recently sat down with a panel of female leaders in construction to discuss barriers that remain for women considering a career in the field and what the industry can do to bring more women … about Foundations for Progress: The Future of Women in Construction
Even through a pandemic, construction work remains steady and in demand. Buildforce Canada estimates that Canada will need to recruit more than 300,000 new workers over the next decade to keep pace with demand. One … about Canada Making Strides in Attracting Women to Construction, But More Work is Needed
A growing number of construction employers, unions and schools across the country are embracing a new initiative to hire and train more female apprentices and journeypersons in the skilled trades.