Spring Is Here – And So Are New Jobs

    Spring is here, signaling a pick-up in construction activity across the five boroughs. During the winter months, hazardous weather conditions and a slight uptick in COVID-19 infection rates made performing exterior work difficult. Now that the warmer weather is here,...

    3 Reasons Why You Should Attend a Job Fair

    Building Skills NY Senior Recruiter Calvin Edwards recently joined Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr., for a monthly virtual job recruitment fair. He spoke with participants about the growing number of open construction positions in the five boroughs, as well...

    Celebrating Women in Construction Week

    National Women in Construction Week, (March 7-13) is, dedicated to recognizing women as invaluable contributors to the construction industry. The annual event, held by The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), also aims to raise awareness about the opportunities...

    How Women Can Start a Career in Construction

    Only about 10.3 percent of payroll employees in the New York City construction industry are women, ranking number 25 among big cities and falling below the national average of 13 percent. This number has remained relatively stagnant since the 1990s,...

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