Construction’s new balancing act: industry growth and talent shortage

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For many construction companies today, it can feel a bit like walking a tight rope. On one side you can see tremendous new opportunity for business growth. But, on the other side, a shortage in skilled workers is making it difficult to fill the positions needed to take your business forward. In fact, according to a 2014 survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), 25% of construction firms said they were actually turning down work because of the labor shortage.

What are the facts about today’s construction hiring? We put together this infographic to get a clearer picture of the talent shortage and what you can do to beat it.

State of hiring in construction infographic

Click the image or this link to access the full infographic. Take a look and let me know what you think.

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