Tag: labor shortage


4 Ways Through the Construction Labor Shortage

Labor shortages have become a hot topic. For Colorado’s construction industry, employee shortages are old (hard) hat.

Labor Challenges and Opportunities

I recall being hired for my first engineering job back in February of 1995. I left the interview feeling confident the job was mine.

New Platform Aims to Fill Labor Gaps

A new online platform aims to connect trade laborers with contractors and builders looking for skilled workers. TraLaMa (the Trade Labor Marketplace) is a...

5 Strategies to Retain Construction Workers in a Competitive Labor Market

Construction business owners can bolster their recruiting efforts by focusing on these areas.Employee retention has long been a hot topic in the construction industry....

NALP Launches a Landscaping Apprenticeship Program

If there’s one thing landscaping professionals agree on, it’s that finding workers—especially those with relevant skills—to complete their projects is becoming more of a...

New Legislation Aims to Bring Shop Class Back to School

Kids thinking about their futures have almost no exposure to construction and mechanical skills, leading to less trade career choices.