Due to the pandemic, the construction sector lost more than 1 million workers, and almost all areas of the construction industry are experiencing project delays. According to the Labor Department, the industry is still down 238,000 workers from pre-pandemic levels as of June. Also, the Associated General Contractors of America have noted that many contractors have difficulty finding qualified and skilled labor to fill open positions.
88% of contractors report moderate-to-high levels of difficulty finding skilled workers.
~The Q2 2021 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index
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According to Associated Builders and Contractors, construction businesses will need to hire 430,000 workers this year and 1 million more over the next two years to keep up.
The construction industry is constantly changing. It’s time to provide the necessary training to increase the number of eligible and experienced workers in construction and help reduce the workforce gap.
The construction industry is currently using technology and innovation to handle this disruption that is the labor shortage. Younger workers today are digital natives who have never known life without technology. This is currently pushing the construction industry forward, allowing projects to be built better, faster, safer, cheaper, and greener. Technology is everywhere!
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