The Bottom Line is The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line is The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line is The Bottom Line This past year and a half we have all been subjected to a stress test. We have been trying to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe from one of the deadliest viral pandemics in human history. We are struggling to understand the...
Labor Shortages to Clogged Supply Chains What’s going on around here?

Labor Shortages to Clogged Supply Chains What’s going on around here?

“Just when I thought I was out…They dragged me back in!”  (The Godfather) That is a quote from the movie The Godfather that I also heard from a contractor trying to deal with the whipsaw starts and stops torturing post-pandemic construction markets. ...
For Want of a Nail

For Want of a Nail

For Want of a Nail Subject: Labor Shortage Solutions For want of a nail the shoe was lost For want of a shoe the horse was lost For want of a horse the rider was lost For want of a rider the message was lost For want of a message the battle was lost For want of a...
Without Skilled Labor….

Without Skilled Labor….

ALERT Without Skilled Labor YOU’RE OUT OF BUSINESS The skilled labor shortage plaguing the construction industry has reached crisis proportions.  Wall Street Journal – July 2018 A recent Wall Street Journal article by Laura Kusisto reported:  “Construction lost...
Reality Check

Reality Check

Reality Check – Construction Labor Shortage Since construction began emerging from the depths of the 2009-2010 recession, we have been cautioning the industry against the dangers hidden in the euphoria of growth during market recoveries and it’s effect on...
Help Wanted, Work Boots and Skills Provided

Help Wanted, Work Boots and Skills Provided

“Help Wanted, Work Boots and Skills Provided” Shortage of Skilled Labor The shortage of skilled labor is one of the major risk factors in the current resurgent construction market. The temptation to eagerly participate in a market upswing (that had contracted by...