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Trade Labor Shortages Continue To Worsen

Trade Labor Shortages Continue To Worsen

Hardly a week goes by when I don’t come across and article like this one reporting on the labor shortage playing out nationwide. In this case, a survey reports that 70% of remodeling contractors are saying they can’t find enough help, especially skilled workers. Many...
Lowe’s the Latest to Address Trade Labor Shortage

Lowe’s the Latest to Address Trade Labor Shortage

A bandwagon is rolling across the country. It’s exemplified by this website and many other organizations that are devoting time, effort and money to address the nationwide shortage of skilled labor. In late February, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., the parent company of the...
Statistics and Stereotypes (Part 2)

Statistics and Stereotypes (Part 2)

In my last blog I pointed out the unfortunate consequences that pure statistics and stereotypes can cast on any group of professionals. We can take the “woe is me” approach, or we can simply live by our actions. Often, we are our own worst critics. The problem with...