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Celebrating Careers in Construction Month

October is Construction Careers Month, and what a great time to be talking about finding a career in the construction sector!

This month the Oregon Employment Department announced that construction has accounted for a quarter of all Oregon's employment growth...

 

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AGC Awards $203,000 to Construction-Focused Workforce Development Programs

This summer Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter is pleased to announce...

 

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Summer School for Teachers

Usually summer break is a time for educators to unwind from the past school year and gear up for the next school year. This summer, educators statewide spent part of their summer learning about career opportunities in construction and its...

 

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Ready to build your future?

If the gig economy isn’t your jam, employment with one of Oregon’s construction companies may be for you. The construction industry led the state’s employment sectors in 2017, growing 10.5 percent, according to the Portland Business Journal. Can you say...

 

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Industry for a Day is introducing educators to construction

Oregon is undergoing many exciting changes. Thanks to a strong economy and healthy construction environment, buildings are going up all over the state. But it isn’t all smooth sailing. A recent report by The Oregon Employment Department found that during...

 

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Construction is one of the few industries in which you can regularly see the fruits of your labor.

More often than not, work in the corporate business world requires individuals to repeat menial tasks over-and-over again, without ever seeing the “big picture”.

 

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