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...
Reaction to the Skilled Labor Shortage

Reaction to the Skilled Labor Shortage

Reaction to the Skilled Labor Shortage Strategic Thinking Small to mid-sized contractors across the industry are scrambling to participate in an expanding market that will become turbo-charged when the government finally gets its infrastructure act together.  Demand...