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

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.

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