“Predictions for the Skilled Craft Labor Shortage”
In an article published by Construction Executive on January 24, 2019, Jonathan Head shared his predictions for the construction industry’s skilled craft labor shortage. He provides insight on how the shortage has become a common occurrence and what the industry is doing to combat it, including new apprentice-like programs and recruiting techniques. “The labor shortage has been around a long time. Contractors haven’t solved the problem, but it hasn’t broken the industry, either. And many industry stakeholders are taking some positive steps,” said Head, adding that, “Maybe it is a problem best described by the old saying: ‘Sometimes the things we can’t change end up changing us.’” For the full article, click here.