Finding skilled workers during a labor shortage is a pressing challenge, especially in the construction industry where quality workers are required to build structures that are both safe and compliant with dense building codes and regulatory standards. Not everyone is cut out for construction, so it’s important to minimize time spent interviewing unqualified applicants.
While job sites like Monster and ZipRecruiter are largely hit-or-miss for employers and employees alike, there are a handful of effective recruiting sites that specialize in construction-related jobs. At Cotney Construction Law, our Bradenton construction lawyers are intimately familiar with the job shortage crisis facing the construction industry. You need help, but not all help is necessarily good help. Our team can ensure that your team benefits from informative preventative counsel and aggressive representation as you fill out your roster with new hires.
The construction industry is slated for immense growth from now until 2020 and beyond. Expansions in the renewable energy sector and commercial construction will drive this increase in jobs and real output, which our Bradenton contractor lawyers expect to reach approximately $1.2 trillion by 2020. Use of ConstructionJobs.com, the leading job board for construction professionals, will likely explode during this period as employers seek to provide flexible job openings for potential hires. This site makes it easy for employers to search for skilled workers and review resumes without extensive correspondence via email.
If current projections are accurate, the population of the United States will increase from 325 million to 338 million by 2025. This influx of new families will require expanded residential construction operations to appease the growing need for affordable housing. iHireConstruction.com is another popular recruitment site that focuses on construction professionals. Job seekers can search for positions by title, city, or state. With a network of over 520,000 candidates, 88 percent of whom have over one year of experience, iHireConstruction.com will be an effective source for skilled workers as demand continues to grow.
This site features various job boards and job listings for architects, engineers, construction management professionals, and more. On average, 34,000 jobseekers browse CareersinConstruction.com each month to apply for jobs and connect with other construction professionals. This site even highlights the “Job of the Week” to help users find top-level positions in the construction industry.
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