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    Confronting the Skilled Construction Workforce Shortage

    Confronting the Skilled Construction Workforce Shortage CoverPublished by Construction Users Roundtable, 2004

    The purpose of this publication is to make available to industry the results of research and common owner practices. The action items outlined are a start toward expanding the skilled craft workforce enough to meet current and future needs.

    Key Findings:

    • The industry must change young adults’ perceptions of the benefits of choosing a construction career.
    • All industry groups must emphasize the positives, such as the benefits of a career in construction, the myriad opportunities available, the outstanding accomplishments of individuals and the importance of the construction industry.
    • Valid concerns should be addressed by the industry, and misconceptions should be dispelled with accurate information.

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    Categories: Skilled Workforce Shortage