The labor shortage is one of the biggest challenges that contractors are facing today—and it is not just a labor shortage, but a shortage of skilled labor. This problem can result in having to turn down work, postponing projects, challenges in completing projects, overworked employees, quality control issues, and increased costs for the company.
According to the 2020 Construction Outlook Survey by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC):
When asked what the biggest concern is for 2020, the top three responses are:
Below are 10 tips to consider when facing a labor shortage.