Women are still substantially under-represented in the construction industry workforce. However, according to the How We Build Now 2020 research, more than half of all surveyed firms believe this will change in the next decade. … about Paving a Brighter Future for Women in Construction
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
Jobsite recently sat down with Sarah Epifano, Skanska USA’s Senior Director of Business Development, to discuss her story and thoughts on the industry as of late.
Evolution not revolution may best describe the current state of inclusion and diversity in the construction industry, according to those leading the efforts to create more egalitarian work environments.
Hear from Barbara Jackson, founder & CEO of Women Building Change (formerly Women Who Build) as she discusses WBC's mission to advance the careers of women in the construction industry.
Today, Sarah is the Group Manager Health Safety and Environmental at Probuild Constructions, a $2 billion-a-year construction company in Melbourne.
Construction has been overwhelmingly male-dominated. However, efforts to bring in more women have begun gaining momentum in the last decade. The skilled labor shortage has forced an industry-wide reckoning of sorts, part of which has … about Opening Doors for the Next Generation of Women Builders
Turner staff and project partners volunteer to teach and mentor students. They also provide job site tours. Students visit the same job site on a regular basis. This way, they can see the development of … about Building Bright Futures One Student at a Time
Given the construction sector’s imminent skills shortage, it's hard to understand why there are still so many barriers for women entering, and remaining, in the industry.
Over a quarter of Australian tradies are earning an admirable $100,000 a year, according to recent data. Furthermore, the closer they work to the CBD, the better is their chance of achieving these salaries.