Posts Tagged: shortage of skilled labor

The Impact of the Skills Gap During a Labor Shortage


There are two main reasons for the shortage in construction labor. One is that experienced workers have been retiring or looking for work in other fields since the Great Recession. The other is that the number of workers attracted to the construction industry continues to decline. As a result, it continues to be increasingly hard… Read More »

Is There A Shortage In Skilled Labor?


Construction Executive

The workforce is changing, and there is a noticeable shift in the types of employees coming onto the market. While they may have more formal education, there is a shortage of employees within the skilled trade industries such as welders, machinists, and electricians. Most high schools today are putting a focus on four-year colleges and… Read More »