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Workforce Development Program

Training and Labor Resources for the Home Building Industry

As housing construction growth continues, finding skilled workers to keep up with demand remains a challenge. In response to concerns of a labor shortage in the building industry, BIAW has launched a workforce development program to help members find employees ready to work and willing to learn. BIAW has partnered with organizations to promote labor pool resources to members.

Consolidar Job Network

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One partner is Consolidar Job Network, a non-profit co-founded by Mike Sotelo and Edgar Martinez, which focuses on providing job-ready candidates for open positions in residential construction, among other industries. BIAW members receive a discount when they sign up and can post openings to its job board.

Visit Consolidar Job Network to find out more.



YesVets

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The Employment Security Department, in partnership with Washington Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Commerce, Washington State Military Council and local chambers of commerce across the state, have created a statewide campaign, YesVets, to connect employers with veterans seeking jobs.

Visit YesVets to find out more.

Questions?

If you have questions regarding the BIAW Workforce Development Program, contact Brenda Kwieciak
at 360-352-7800, ext. 113 or by email at brendak@biaw.com.
Brenda Kwieciak Brenda Kwieciak
brendak@biaw.com