construction labor shortage

The Rising Tide of Wages: How Labor Shortages are Reshaping the Construction Industry

Labor shortages have led to a significant increase in wages. It is important to understand all the factors contributing to this wage inflation and its implications for the construction industry.

By |2024-02-27T14:01:37-05:00February 13th, 2024|Construction Blog|

Construction Industry’s Talent Demand Leads to a Surge in Wages

The construction industry is witnessing a remarkable surge in demand for skilled labor, a trend that's reshaping the employment landscape and pushing wages to unprecedented heights. A recent report from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) sheds light on this phenomenon, indicating a robust future for those considering a career in construction.

By |2024-02-08T13:03:14-05:00February 8th, 2024|Construction Blog|

The Role of Training in Tackling the Construction Industry’s Labor Shortage

The year 2023 was pivotal for the construction industry, marked notably by a labor shortage. This challenge, fueled by early retirements and a gap in skilled younger generation workers, calls for a strategic approach. A crucial element in addressing this issue is the implementation of a systemized, ongoing training process.

By |2024-01-09T10:44:41-05:00January 9th, 2024|Construction Blog|

The Rising Demand for Skilled Workers in Manufacturing Hubs

The resurgence of onshoring in the United States, fueled by billions in public and private investments, is ushering in a new era of manufacturing growth. However, this boom is encountering a significant challenge: a labor shortage in the construction sector. The shortage is attributed to various factors, including the impact of the pandemic, the retirement of older construction professionals, and a lack of young adults entering the industry.

By |2023-12-12T11:56:20-05:00December 21st, 2023|Construction Blog|

Adapting to Labor and Talent Shortage in the Construction Industry

The labor shortage is one of the largest challenges in the construction industry. While this is good news for those in search of construction careers, it is bad for construction firms. Companies are forced to choose between trying to work without a large enough team or struggling to hire talent. Take a [...]

By |2022-03-27T16:15:20-04:00March 22nd, 2022|Construction Blog|

Why Military Vets Might Be the Solution to Staffing in Construction

It is no secret that the construction industry faces a skilled labor crisis. It is hard for construction companies to recruit skilled employees, and there are even challenges in recruiting unskilled employees who are able to learn the relevant hard skills. But experts suggest that military vets may offer the solution to [...]

By |2021-12-05T19:45:47-05:00December 7th, 2021|Construction Blog|

Construction Supply Chain Issues Will Persist

The construction industry is just one of the many industries facing supply chain issues. Now, experts predict that these problems will continue for some time. The specific conversation regarding construction supply chain issues mirrors that of other supply chain problems—experts agree that it will take a long time for the challenges to [...]

By |2021-12-05T19:47:53-05:00November 23rd, 2021|Construction Blog|

‘Striketober’ Leaves Hiring Gap in Construction Industry

It only looks at recent headlines to see that employees across various industries participated in “Striketober.” That is the popularized term referring to the fact that so many workers across the construction industry went on strike in October. While construction strikes haven’t been at the forefront of the Striketober headlines, the construction [...]

By |2021-11-14T17:10:16-05:00November 9th, 2021|Construction Blog|

Is the Construction Industry Experiencing a Labor Shortage?

It is no secret that there is a labor shortage in the construction industry. Even so, not everyone is clear on the impact of this shortage or how it arose. Whether you are a construction recruiter or you want to enter the industry and need a better understanding of construction careers, it [...]

By |2021-08-30T19:24:24-04:00August 24th, 2021|Construction Blog|

What Makes Working with a Recruiter Even More Essential in this Competitive Job Market?

The majority of successful construction firms all share at least one thing in common. They’ve been able to build teams with several all-stars. But, since the job market is so competitive right now, landing the most talented candidates can be difficult to do on your own. That’s why partnering with the right [...]

By |2018-06-14T14:45:42-04:00June 19th, 2018|Construction Blog|
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