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Welding is one of the most sought-after core competencies in the construction industry. The American Welding Society (AWS) estimates there will be a shortage of 290,000 welding professionals by 2020. Read more

Training & Human Resources

ABC of Greater Houston has expanded training programs into 13 community colleges and 63 Greater Houston area high schools. Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

We don't see ourselves as leaders; we wait for others to give direction and then blame our leaders when we aren't happy. What if you chose something different? Read more

Training & Human Resources

If plants sincerely want to up their game in achieving and sustaining success in their safety programs, it all starts with a well-conceived, consistent plan. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

The Iron Workers' (IW's) Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC) is tasked with looking at the current workforce development situation to determine what should be done to prepare young adults to be career-ready after high school... Read more

Training & Human Resources

It wouldn't be wise to bet the life of a project or a plant on cheap, low-skilled labor. It takes well-trained and qualified craftspeople to deliver a project on time and on budget. Read more

Training & Human Resources

When hiring new employees, it's vital employers create and follow a standard protocol to protect their company and ensure a safe, smart hire every time. Read more

Training & Human Resources

When it comes to measuring or benchmarking true craft productivity, industry leaders have a choice of approaches. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Training is focused on a specific build application and skill level. Read more

Training & Human Resources

BIC Magazine speaks with CEO of BearCom Bob Craycraft about his leadership tactics, including why he thinks taking a positive approach is key to problem solving and how listening is vital to understanding. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

The WaterJet Technology Association (WJTA) Conference & Expo returns to New Orleans Nov. 11-13, and excitement is high for this year's event. Among the new opportunities at the 2019 conference is a significantly expanded educational program. Read more

Training & Human Resources

One key tactic for companies seeking to attract and retain top talent is to develop a "challenge culture" in which workers provide feedback. Read more

Training & Human Resources

How you deal with this emotional outburst is crucial to maintaining a positive working environment, and if done right, can positively change the trajectory of the employee's experience. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Stephanie Cargile, Public and Government Affairs Manager, ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Read more

Plant Management & Operations

To increase worker safety and reduce downtime, you need the right two-way radio equipment along with an effective plan for support and service. Whether you own or rent radios, many factors contribute to communication system performance: Read more

Plant Management & Operations

Having a planned outcome and setting goals to achieve that outcome are probably things most people do in both their personal and professional lives, "even though we may not all think about it in those terms." Read more

Training & Human Resources

Manufacturing jobs jumped by 16,000 during the month, far exceeding consensus expectations. Read more

Training & Human Resources

MaRS 2019, an event for Maintenance, Reliability and Operations personnel in the Gulf Coast area, hosts its annual event for industry professionals to learn and grow in their respective fields. Read more

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Rystad Energy has analyzed the oilfield service industry sectors with the highest percent change of employment, and found that the main driver of employment is shifting from shale to offshore. Read more

Training & Human Resources

The company recently began offering voluntary early retirement to eligible employees. Read more

Training & Human Resources

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