Many forward-looking firms are designing their own training strategies to augment efforts of unions, government agencies and education systems. But it may take a holistic revamping of their offer to workers and how it’s upheld and represented to move the needle for today’s conditions.
Nationally, the construction industry added 22,000 jobs in September, continuing its comeback despite ongoing supply chain pressures. But skilled workers remain in short supply. The Home Builders Institute says that to keep up with demand, it will take 740,000 new workers each year for the next three years. Read more.