While the industry is continuing to grow, construction companies have been facing issues with finding talent to fill positions and get their jobs done. We’ve researched and found what some companies are doing lately to overcome the labor shortage and get new talent.
Offer More Training
Lack of training may be one cause behind the lower interest by millennials in the construction industry. According to Construction & Demolition Recycling, “The formal training required in the construction trades is harder to come by today than it was before the housing bust.” They suggest that vocational programs, technical schools and colleges may not be as prevalent as they were in the past, therefore younger generations are not as knowledgeable when choosing [Read more…] about Tips for Gaining and Retaining New Employees Amidst the Construction Labor Shortage