If you’re reading this, you’re likely (1) a skilled labor employer, (2) been impacted by the skilled labor shortage, and (3) are looking to hire tradesmen. So, what’s the solution? Hire a recruitment agency. Why hire a recruitment agency? That’s what this blog is all about.
In today’s podcast episode, Skilled Trades Shortage Myth, Brett and Tim discuss whether there is, in fact, a legitimate talent shortage in the trades.
Everybody talks about a “skilled labor shortage.” However, some would say that we don't really have a shortage of skilled workers; we have an incentive issue, which is an interesting way to look at it.
Before dismissing that argument entirely, we ought to look at the facts.
What is employee vetting? How long does the vetting process take? Are there employee vetting services? These are great questions to ask if you have a job opening but don’t know how to vet someone.
Attracting and retaining skilled workers over the past ten years has become more challenging than ever before. With a shortage of nearly 1 million skilled workers nationwide (and growing to 2.4 million by 2028), companies are finding that they don’t have the necessary workforce to scale.
Staffing challenges have been plaguing skilled labor employers for years. Unfortunately, these trade labor hiring issues aren’t going away and may remain for years to come.
Have you ever thought about using a temp agency to hire employees for your open skilled labor positions?