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7 things to know about starting a construction training program

October 14, 2021

At a time when many contractors are looking to help solve their labor woes by bringing in more workers, a new report argues that upskilling strategies can help companies close talent gaps in their workforce and increase retention.

As more tasks are becoming automated, companies need employees who can work with this expensive equipment, according to a white paper from Hanover, Maryland-based talent provider Aerotek.

Training can be expensive and companies need to make sure that their culture and staff are prepared, according to Aerotek. They also need to ensure that their culture encourages retention. If it doesn’t, they may be training employees for their competitors.

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