Amidst a growing backlog and skilled labor shortage, a construction firm’s ability to attract millennials to construction and the jobsite has become of vital importance. One key to achieving this is adopting and incorporating emerging technologies, something millennials have grown up around and expect in their work environment. In addition, the industry as a whole needs to shed its traditional image and highlight its ground-breaking, cutting-edge work. Triax CEO Chad Hollingsworth spoke to CONEXPO-CON/AGG about attracting millennials to the construction industry. Read highlights below and read the full article here.
Hollingsworth says, “Millennials want to add value, make an impact, and find meaning in what they’re doing. This carries over to their professional lives. What can be more meaningful or rewarding than helping to turn a dirt pile into a 30-story high-rise?”
Read the full CONEXPO-CON/AGG article here.
More strategies for tackling the skilled labor shortage here.