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Three Tips to Overcome the Skilled Labor Gap

Three Tips to Overcome the Skilled Labor Gap

Posted On: November 14, 2017 by Skywalk Group in: Employee Retention, Hiring, Recruiting, Staffing and Employment

Not being able to find qualified employees for skilled labor positions is not a new problem. Since the Great Recession of 2009, the number of skilled workers has been in steady decline. Why the decline? Baby Boomers are retiring, contractors and workers who were out of jobs during the economic downturn didn’t come back, and the social shift from trade school to college has all played a role in the disappearance of qualified, skilled employees. If you’re looking for ways to overcome the skilled labor gap, we have a few suggestions to help you get started.