labor capacity

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

Building Tech & Products 05.21.21

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

The capability challenge, our Dream Team posits, can only be solved through the embrace of data, technology, process and a pivot to collaboration in a dog-eat-dog culture.

A 'People Business' Has This No. 1 Challenge: People

Capability and Culture 09.16.21

A 'People Business' Has This No. 1 Challenge: People

The Homebuilding Workforce Engagement Survey -- a collaboration of the Leading Builders of America and the Building Talent Foundation -- needs your help. Here's how.

Stop Saying 'Labor Shortage;' Focus On Talent Magnetism

Capital 09.03.21

Stop Saying 'Labor Shortage;' Focus On Talent Magnetism

Solving American homebuilding's biggest challenges -- attainability, sustainability, and next generation talent -- may seem impossible. Left with no choice, we'll rally.

Marketing & Sales 07.06.21

The Builder's Dilemma: Defeatism Or Determination

Post-pandemic post-traumatic stress crops up as a risk to morale and focus in the ranks among builders as they encounter an unending barrage of real-time challenges. The moment will redefine housing's leaders.

TBD Partners With The Building Talent Foundation On Capability And Action

Building Tech & Products 06.11.21

TBD Partners With The Building Talent Foundation On Capability And Action

The partnership will work to create a field guide for builders, partners, community colleges, and local officials to turn the tide on building's ability to attract, retain, and grow people into tomorrow construction talent force.

Heat Stress Adds To Builder Jobsite Health, Safety Challenge

Policy 08.09.21

Heat Stress Adds To Builder Jobsite Health, Safety Challenge

As OSHA celebrates successes in Safe + Sound week of jobsite health and safety programs, heat stress and climate change tell another story. Here are housing leadership's two critical challenges.

299K Job Openings Are Builders' Vicious-Circle Challenge

Building Tech & Products 07.08.21

299K Job Openings Are Builders' Vicious-Circle Challenge

Hiring two people per minute every 8-hour-weekday for the next 300 days may sound like a pipedream, but it could be a strategy. Here's how to start.

Jobs And Homes: Amid Mixed Signals, Learning Beats Knowing

Capital 06.04.21

Jobs And Homes: Amid Mixed Signals, Learning Beats Knowing

How to read the May jobs report in five easy pieces.

Policy 05.10.21

Builders' Dilemma: A Political Battle On UI, Or The Real Solution

Look at the big picture on the jobs and employment front and both the actual challenge and huge opportunity come clearer than in a one-month release.

The Dream Team Weighs In on Capability and Culture

Building Tech & Products 04.23.21

The Dream Team Weighs In on Capability and Culture

Massive shortfalls in labor across the spectrum affect every aspect of the building business. In part 1 of our Capability and Culture special, our Dream Team tackles how we got here and what to do about it.