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Jun 9, 2022

Housing crisis compounded by record shortage of construction workers

RALEIGH, N.C. — Crews can't build new homes fast enough to ease the Triangle's housing crunch. Alongside supply chain issues and the fast pace of people moving into the Triangle, staffing shortages are compounding the issue.The construction...

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May 2, 2022

North Carolina Builders Boost Workforce Development Efforts

The North Carolina home building industry is taking meaningful action to increase the visibility of technical careers and training opportunities available in the state. The North Carolina Home Builders Educational and Charitable Foundation recently s...

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Addressing The Skills Gap

Be Pro Be Proud is proud of the partners, volunteers, and future skilled trade workers who are making an impact on the skills gap.

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February 22, 2022

N.C. Department of Labor, N.C. Home Builders Educational and Charitable Foundation Sign Be Pro Be Proud Contract

On Tuesday, Feb. 22, officials from the N.C. Department of Labor (NCDOL) and the N.C. Home Builders Educational and Charitable Foundation (Foundation) gathered for a contract signing event to officially mark the establishment of the Be Pro Be Proud pilot program. The program will be administered by the Foundation with oversight from NCDOL.

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