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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: Are You Trying to Relocate?

Skilled workers are needed now more than ever as industries across America see high turnover from variables like poor company culture, retention issues, and lack of respect. 
 
The newest episode of The Proud Skill ed W orker is with Michael and Phillip, two veterans who are now skilled tradesmen working around the nation. 
 
T hey share front-line insight into the employment issues our nation is facing , shed some light on what it’s like to work for Skillwork , and how this might be the next big shift for your career , too. 
 
This is an episode any skilled worker or business leader does NOT want to miss. Check it out!
 
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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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Industry leaders discussing skilled labor trends

8 Trends for Skilled Labor in 2022

In many ways, it’s the golden age for skilled workers. There is high demand for trade labor jobs, pay is on the rise, and the recent infrastructure bill will provide many opportunities for workers. However, the labor shortage is the biggest challenge most business leaders in the trade industries face today.

In this article we will go over eight trends for the skilled trades in 2022 for both trade employers and skilled trade workers.

 2022 Trends for Skilled Labor by Skillwork (Click here for part 2)

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