Employers Say the Skills Shortage is Impacting These 3 Areas

The labor shortage within the construction industry is impacting almost every facet of construction jobs. However, a recent report from Hays’ U.S. 2018 Salary Guide showcases that no matter what industry, there are three general business elements 92% of the survey respondents agreed were being severely impacted. Productivity: This is an obvious one when it […]


These Are the Construction Trends to Watch in 2018

We’ve talked a lot about different trends for 2017 and even predictions for 2018. More specifically, we looked at the top safety violations in 2017, as well as website trends to keep in mind for 2018. But what is the construction industry going to look like in 2018? Construction Dive weighed in with their predicted […]


5 Things You Need to do to Attract and Retain Workers

Across the industry we’re seeing a labor shortage in a time where the construction industry should be flourishing. The industry is one of few that is having consistent growth in number of jobs and contracts, however the number of employees is dwindling. Below, we expand on Construction Equipment Guide’s article concerning how to both attract […]


Why Workforce Development is Crucial in the Construction Industry

A recent study released by FMI Corporation revealed shocking results in relation to how the construction industry handles workforce development, or rather how it isn’t handling it.   Some of the study’s highlights include: 89% of participants reported talent shortages in this year’s survey. 75% of participants have made changes to their training programs in […]


Equipment Trader Feature: Hurricanes and Labor Shortages

The United States and other countries across the world have been continuously hit by devastating natural disasters lately. As the communities that have been the most affected begin to rebuild they’ve encountered many obstacles, but one in particular has been a lack of skilled labor workers. Equipment Trader, a sister company of ours, recently took […]