In the trades, you can take many different career paths depending on what you like and what you’re good at. You can become an electrical technician, a construction superintendent, a millwright, a tile setter…etc. There’s a trades job for almost all interests and skill sets.
Today, we’re talking about eight keys to onboarding. Employers often overlook the importance of onboarding and training, but it can make or break a new hire’s experience at your company. How does onboarding affect retention? Research shows that organizations with a good onboarding process improve new hire retention by 82%.
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.