The job market for skilled trades, especially electricians, is booming. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that 80,000 new electrician jobs [...]
LEAD New England Helps Companies Find the Right Skilled Trade Workers Despite the Rise of Wages and Benefits
Wages and salaries increased 1.0 percent and benefit costs increased 0.9 percent from March 2023, exceeding pre-pandemic rates, according to the latest account from [...]
The electrician sector is a complicated and varied place, and skilled trade workers capable of working to the highest standards [...]
LEAD New England is highlighting the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) initiative to raise electric safety awareness this May, as [...]
With so much changing in today’s labor market, making the decision to bring on an employee from a local staffing [...]
Where Have All the Tradespeople Gone? LEAD New England Addresses the Consequences of a Changing Labor Force
The average age of a skilled tradesperson in the United States continues to tick upward, now at 58 in 2022, and the difficulties in bringing in new talent, and the implications for building projects, requires companies to adopt a flexible strategy to their staffing plans.
LEAD New England Continues to Focus on Delivering Quality Skilled Workers During Shifting Employment Patterns
As shifting employment patterns change the way companies hire, train, and pay their workers, LEAD New England has continued to deliver high quality skilled workers to job sites by addressing the changing labor environment head on.
Dick McLaughlin, Managing Partner at LEAD New England, closely tracks the economic trends so his team will always be ready to make the most of any changes in the labor force and the broader economic situation.
A recent Glassdoor survey found that 70% of job seekers use social media to find their next gig and hiring companies use Twitter, Facebook and other social sites to announce jobs to their followers. “Social media has become a large part of our personal and professional lives, especially since the coronavirus pandemic forced social distancing,” says Dick McLaughlin, managing partner of LEAD New England, a skilled trade staffing company.
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