The U.S. workforce is steadily recovering from significant job loss due to the pandemic; however skilled trade jobs are proving hard to fill with some taking longer than average to fill and others remaining unfilled.
The number one top-of-mind thought when someone learns you are a temporary trade worker is that you can’t hold down a job or find permanent employment. Unfortunately, this is the stereotype of a temporary worker. However not true of most professional and licensed skilled trades workers.
LEAD Managing Partner Dick McLaughlin says, “With the demand for a more abundant renewable energy source, companies need qualified electricians who can work on construction jobs requiring solar installation –whether for, Rooftops, Ground Mounts (Farms) or Car Ports."
The Contractor asked the Electricians’ Board for resources in Rhode Island and were directed to LEAD New England for help with a solar panel installation project to help with regulartory compliance.
This year especially, it is appropriate that the nation pays tribute on Labor Day 2020 to the creator of so much of the nation's strength, freedom, and leadership – the American worker.
LEAD Case Study: Recruiting Skilled Labor for a Sheriff Support Services - Campus Facility Project in Florida.
LEAD was contracted to provide Electricians, Safety Managers, Installers and Equipment Operators for conversion at multiple prison facilities across the state of California.
This year, 2020, LEAD celebrates its 10th anniversary: 10 years of successful collaboration with customers and skilled tradespeople. This team was strategically built and will continue to grow according to a distinct plan, adding like-minded professionals.
National Skilled Trades Day was founded to bring attention to the shortage of skilled trades in the United States. It is, of course, a day (or week in our case!), to celebrate and honor the courageous skilled tradespeople.