The skilled labor shortage is a big problem across the residential construction industry. Every year, fewer and fewer young people consider careers in the building trades. Deckorators® is working to create apprenticeship jobs to help narrow the trade skills gap.
I sat down with Jon Paul from Superior Renovations. Him and I talked about ways we can actually do something about the skills gap. He shares his views, and ideas on what we can do in keeping craft alive. And ways to help bridge the gap between business and generations.
Looking for information on funded incumbent worker training in your state? Here is a state by state reference guide of available worker training programs.
Are you a small business owner looking for training resources for your workforce? The United States government has heard the cries of the small businesses in this country. There are now programs and funding for assisting small businesses in training their workforce to improve productivity. The U.S. government has set aside monies to help subsidize training programs offered by small businesses.
One of the most prominent issues facing the construction industry today is the construction labor shortage, which makes it difficult for construction companies to fill open positions for skilled laborers and finish projects as quickly as they’d like.
Do you hate math? Many people struggle with math. For some, math is one of those subjects that they grasp quickly. For the rest of us, it is something that we struggle with. If you are going to work in construction – and more importantly – build a construction career, you are going to have to work with math on a daily basis. This Beginner’s Guide to Construction Math will help introduce you to the basic math concepts that you will need to master.
Are you a skilled tradesman? Maybe you are a general contractor or you work in the construction industry. Either way, knowing how to read construction plans is a critical skill. This beginner’s guide will give you quick insight into how to read construction plans.