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New labor force, new approach

Some pundits say that the industry, or industries, must change their approach to hiring and training Millennials Bending to the “new” societal norm is akin to abject surrender and doesn’t take much effort Running a business, especially a contracting business in the construction trades, requires a top down leadership strategy Immediate gratification, whether it is from upbringing or digital reflex, is the real issue here

The subject of manpower that is; locating, recruiting, training and retaining people in the construction trades, and other industries, seems to be one that is here to stay for the foreseeable future. In article after article in trade publications across the board, editors and columnists are blogging about the issue. There have been numerous articles, panel discussions, PowerPoint presentations, and the like, spread all over the country in venues as diverse as online forums to convention cente

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