The Construction Labor Shortage: Where Did All the Skilled Labor Go?

The 2020 Construction Hiring and Business Outlook report by the Associated General Contractors of America revealed that 81 percent of construction businesses are having a hard time finding qualified skilled labor to fill open positions. What began as a labor shortage...

Carl A. Nelson & Company: A CORE+Flex Staffing Success Story

Construction contractors are looking for ways to boost profit margins and reduce labor costs. For Mike Harris, director of field operations at Carl A. Nelson & Company, Tradesmen International provided the benefits of a CORE+Flex labor staffing strategy, including...

Scale Your Construction Workforce with a Contractor Pandemic Plan

The coronavirus pandemic has introduced new regulations and challenges that make managing your construction business workforce staffing more complex. As the economy continues to reopen, local contractors are again, like in previous market collapses, right sizing their...

CORE+Flex: What Is Tradesmen’s Flexible Workforce Model?

​Construction contractors are looking for flexible workforce strategies to support their projects as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease up, the economy rebounds and construction ramps up. They implemented our flexible skilled staffing strategy during the years...

How Your Business Benefits from a Labor Productivity Consultant

Construction contractors must pivot quickly as the industry and economy fluctuate in response to a variety of factors. You know your business best—but sometimes, you need fresh ways to cut costs, eliminate issues, build a stronger labor staffing strategy to achieve...

3 Benefits of Using Contract Labor for a Flexible Workforce

Today’s construction industry experiences rapid change. Economic, health and environmental factors contribute to changing workload demands. A lean, flex staffing solution allows contractors to balance work-to-worker ratios, complete projects more efficiently and...