PUBLISHED: April 30, 2013 | AUTHOR: Shahrokh Shah
One of the factors facing the E&C industry today is the shortage of quality skilled labor. This has been a negative trend for some time, but its effects were exaggerated following the recession, as many workers permanently left the industry.
The high-quality employees that remain are now able to move around based on who is offering the highest paycheck and the most interesting projects. In addition, evidence suggests that fewer people are entering the construction industry today than 10 years ago, especially craft laborers.
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