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"Work" Is Not a 4-Letter Word

 Changes in the Skilled Trades 

  Society’s devaluing of “blue-collar ” jobs
 
Over the last several decades, there has been an erosion, if not an all-out assault, on the traditional skilled trades. This is correlated to the third industrial revolution—the computer age. We’ve learned to “work smarter, not harder”, which has its benefits, but over time has made hard work something to be looked down upon.
 
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Wages And Benefits On The Rise

Wages and Benefits on the Rise: Are You Staying Competitive?

With record inflation and job openings around the country, companies are realizing that they need to increase wages and benefits in order to stay competitive. If you want to hire and retain quality skilled workers, this is critical. However, there are some pitfalls to this process. In this article we cover the reasons for increased wages as well as problems to avoid.

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The Great Resignation: The Real Cost of Turnover

It’s no secret that industries are facing an unprecedented loss of employees.

In what has been called “The Great Resignation” or “The Big Quit”, companies in all industries are faced with the complexities of:

🛠 Losing employees
🛠 Costs involved in re-hiring
🛠 The impact of being understaffed on company culture

🎙️ In the latest episode of The Skillwork Forum, Tim and Brett discuss the latest statistics and realities that many business leaders are facing today with their workforce.

If you are a business leader or have found yourself impacted by this high turnover rate and lack of employees to fill vacancies, this episode is for you.

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The Strengths and Weaknesses of the Staffing Model for Skilled Trades

Does your organization use staffing agencies to fill crucial roles?

Most companies that use staffing agencies understand there are different models, but not all models are created equal. Let us help you understand the different staffing models available to your company and how you can find the right model for your needs.

The latest episode of The Skillwork Forum takes an in-depth look at the options available and how to identify the best model for the roles you need to fill. 🛠

Take it from the staffing professionals—you want to discover what options are available and find the skilled workers that will do the job right to maximize your time and resources.

Skillwork is here to get you those skilled workers. 👍🏽
 
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