How to Solve For the Growing Skills Gap in Construction

Why Is There a Skills Shortage in Construction? The construction industry faces a hiring problem or a valuable opportunity—depending on your perspective. As aging craft professionals inch closer to retirement, 78% of contractors report difficulty finding qualified...

List of Key Construction Skills and Qualities in Skilled Labor

5 Essential Qualities of Skilled Construction Workers Skilled construction workers are in demand in today’s economy. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, construction jobs are on the rise—which is good news for skilled construction workers. As...

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...