How to Reduce Labor & Unemployment Costs with Skilled Contract Craftsmen

As economic conditions or fluctuating workloads force contractors to lay off a large portion of their workforce, their SUTA rates—the unemployment tax contributions paid for every employee on payroll—sky-rocket. Along with the SUTA rate, each state also sets a taxable...

What Are Contingent Workers?

Contingent workers are non-permanent workers that are brought in on an as-needed basis. For contractors, this means bringing on additional craftsmen to support the core team when workflow demands are high due to seasonality, short-turnaround projects, or other...

Why Is There a Shortage of Construction Workers?

Like other industries facing worker shortages, the construction industry continues to present challenges for contractors and hiring managers. Nearly 78 percent of construction firms say they are having a hard time filling both salaried and craft positions.* So, what...

How to Reduce Construction Costs With Labor Support

Finding qualified craftsmen to meet your fluctuating workload is one of your toughest challenges. Today, fewer individuals than ever are entering the construction industry, and many more are retiring or changing careers. The solution is Tradesmen International’s...

Addressing a Welder Shortage in the Construction Industry

Welding is essential to the United States economy. Welding is used in a range of industries, from military applications to automotive, aerospace and construction. But as the need for skilled welders continues to rise, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find...

How Does Contingent Skilled Trades Staffing Work?

Contractors across the country are relying more and more on contingent skilled trades staffing solutions to improve workforce productivity and increase profit margins. By working with a construction staffing partner like Tradesmen International, contractors can...