There’s a huge demand for construction, and a big shortage of available skilled craftsmen to fill the labor need. With more than 200,000 military service members that are entering the workforce in the US each year, veterans can make a huge impact to decrease your company’s labor gap. And the best news is that Military Vets make really great craftsmen too! Here are some of their qualities, which give you big reasons to consider hiring a veteran for your next available job:
It’s no secret that good craftsmen are in demand. A good paycheck matters, but not as much as your company culture. Studies show that people are more likely to leave a job because of a bad environment, than because of their paycheck. Here’s how to ensure that you’re attracting top talent to your company or project: READ ARTICLE “How To Create A Culture That Attracts The Best Candidates”
It’s camping season – and your craftsmen tools can be really handy in the wilderness too! Here are some brilliant ways to use them on a camping trip this summer:
Many applicants will fib a little on a resume, and not necessarily because they are dishonest candidates. They’ve been taught to treat resumes as more of a marketing tool, which can lead to exaggerating the truth. Some common resume offenses include showing incorrect hiring dates to cover up unemployment periods, giving incorrect job titles, inaccurate compensation amounts, and listing experience or skills they don’t really have.
Do you know what a millennial is?
You’ve probably heard the term or seen the term but you may not know exactly what a millennial is and isn’t.
A millennial or generation Y, also sometimes called the “net” generation is a demographic cohort between generation X and Z. Basically millennial are anyone born after 1980 and before 2005, give or take.
So how are millennial driving the biggest trend in new construction right now?
Construction jobs are hard work. They can involve backbreaking labor, stifling heat and long days. On the other hand, construction allows you to work outside, move around throughout the day and a chance to contribute to your local community.
Construction can also provide a strong sense of personal fulfillment. That may sound strange, but consider these unique advantages to a career in construction.