skill gap

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5 Ways to Close the Construction Skills Gap

The construction industry has been experiencing a skills gap for years, with too many open positions and not enough skilled workers to fill them. This has been causing both efficiency and safety issues for construction organizations and it doesn’t show signs of stopping. While the gap isn’t likely to close...

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Credentials Your Employees Need

We recently shared our insight on Construction Business Owner about the benefits of offering training and certifications to your workforce. Read our article to learn all about reducing the skills gap, encouraging education, timing training carefully and how a learning management system can make the process easier.

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Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

A recent Washington Post article revealed the dire straits of the construction industry: Baby Boomers are retiring in droves, widening what is an already huge skills gap in a competitive industry. The article advocates for diversity as a way to broaden the workforce and ensure that everyone who can work,...

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Can Diversity Be the Solution to the Skills Gap?

Employers, especially those in the construction and manufacturing industries, are having trouble finding candidates to fill their positions. While the reasons behind the skills gap are being debated , what’s clear is that employers need to find new ways to find candidates.

More and more, companies are viewing diversity...

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Tips of the Trades

Recruiting isn’t easy but for employers in the skilled trades; it’s especially tricky.

Boomer generation retirements reveal an enormous skill gap and visible talent shortage which is creating a competitive and limited market of skilled candidates. Because of this, it’s more important now than ever, to make sure that...