Last week we gave you the reasons why the industry is the way it is and why this is such an important issue (and opportunity!). But how can you take advantage of this? The most obvious answer is to bring workers back into the industry, but even that has become a headache for countless business owners and tradesmen. While a lot of factors can influence the way we hire workers, stale recruitment tactics may be contributing to your situation in a big way. However, not to worry!
Have you ever wondered why it’s been so hard to find reliable and skilled workers over the past few years? Are your old recruitment methods failing you? Well, you’re definitely not alone. In the past decade, company owners and contractors all over the country have consistently run into hiring challenges due to labor shortages; in fact, a majority of them claim that the labor shortage is currently the biggest threat to their businesses. On top of that, the employees that they