Overcoming the skilled labor shortage
from Procore Blog
One of the industries hit the hardest during the recession was construction – credit lines were tight, contractors were not getting business and a significant number of workers were laid off. Unable to find jobs in the construction field, the vast majority of these individuals went to other sectors to locate work. The skilled labor shortage continues unabated. Now that the economy has finally climbed out of the depths of the recession and construction firms have started to build in higher quantity, many companies are facing a major problem: The skilled laborers who left the industry are not coming back.
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