Focused on strengthening relationships between LEAD Pinellas and every individual who interacts with their company, the LEAD Pinellas branch doubled down on their commitment to meeting their workers needs when matching them to the perfect job.
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.
A national movement is underway and gaining traction to change the minds of Americans when considering their career path. In 2019, to combat the negative perception of blue-collar skilled-trades, Lowe’s, the American retail company specializing in home improvement, launched Generation T. “The movement’s main objective is to rebuild the trades in America.
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.