Reading through CONTRACTOR’s January issue, a general “theme” presented itself. Most of the columns dealing with the current and future state of the trades concerned itself with manpower. That is, the lack of available manpower moving forward, how to engage the labor force (millennials), what can be done to increase and improve interest in the trades as a choice of vocations, and so on.
Finding good people
It is very clear that our biggest challenge for this brand new century is finding, attracting and training fresh talent into the construction trades It is more imperative than ever to find and nurture people who have a good manual skill set Let’s not lose sight of the opportunities available to us by evaluating the young people we meet daily