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Why Learning a Skilled Trade is a Smart Choice for Youth in America

Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024
Categories: Construction Industry

The demand for skilled trades workers in America is high, and it is only expected to increase in the coming years. According to the Home Builders Institute, there were between 300,000 and 400,000 unfilled jobs in the construction industry alone in the spring of 2022. This is due in part to the high number of baby boomers retiring from the trades, leaving a gap in the workforce that needs to be...

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Tagged:tradesmen, jobs

HR Building - Retention – What’s in Your Toolbox?

Posted on Friday, March 22, 2019
Categories: Human Resources

You’ve seen the reports of all-time record low unemployment. As an organization having a proactive retention program in place before you receive a resignation notice is a key. In today’s job market, the employee, especially those in high demand, technical, or specialized skill, control the wheel. As an employer, you have the creativity to offer an attractive cultural career path as...

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Tagged:hiring, personnel, employment, HR Building, jobs, employee retention

HR Building - SMART QUESTIONS... It's ok to ask

Posted on Friday, September 14, 2018
Categories: Human Resources

Whether you are new to the field, promoted within the company or a seasoned professional within your industry, chances are you’ve probably asked or been asked dozens of questions. We’ve recently hired several new employees and typically questions will arise during the onboarding and training phase. I'd like to challenge you to continue asking questions throughout your career. When...

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Tagged:hiring, personnel, employment, HR Building, jobs

Tradesmen Made America Great, and There’s More Work to be Done

Posted on Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Categories: Local Economy  |  History  |  Construction Industry

It’s no secret that the United States of America was built by the cracked and bleeding hands, strong backs, and aching muscles of brave and hardworking people who refused to relent, despite the massive obstacles. Leaders in the construction industry and workers in the skilled trades built the houses and buildings where we live and work; the streets, bridges, and tunnels where we drive; the...

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Tagged:contractor, local economy, small business, employment, tradesmen, jobs


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