The construction industry is facing some unprecedented challenges.
What might come to mind immediately is material availability and pricing, tariffs, or tumultuous weather patterns that cause setbacks.
Forget all of that.
Instead, the biggest challenges for the construction industry today is labor — and our lack of it:
It seems construction recruiting solutions remain out of reach for most of the industry today. What are we doing wrong?
Construction recruitment is hard pressed to keep up with the demand for both skilled and unskilled labor. This worker shortage is simultaneous with high growth and expansion patterns in almost all construction sectors. From single-family homes to multi-use buildings, the construction industry continues to lead the country in new growth and expansion. But the labor shortage is one of the chief factors holding us back.
Developing a strategic approach that will provide construction recruiting solutions is something the industry simply hasn’t done. Some of the challenges thwarting consistent recruiting into the industry include:
Construction Executive says, “Contractors are not seeking the widest audience possible for expanding the pool of skilled workers, an approach they may not be able to continue as the challenge to find skilled workers continues to impact their business.”
The construction industry has taken a scattershot approach to a labor problem that will only be mitigated by consistently building a solid pool of labor. But there is a solution as close as the technology you use every day. Construction recruitment software is a concrete way to create a framework for your efforts to solve recruitment challenges.
It’s a lesson every contractor should understand: Construction recruitment best practices should start with the right tools for the job. Construction recruitment software can solve many of the problems plaguing hiring teams today.
Recruiting is a time suck for any industry; Construction firms, especially the small to mid-size companies, already struggle to manage the minute details of running their firm. An applicant tracking system can automate away much of the busywork associated with the recruiting and hiring functions, including:
Being mobile-friendly, allowing you and potential hires to progress through the application process from mobile devices, rather than having to be at a desktop PC.
Technology can speed up the construction hiring process. Having the right technology tool for your construction recruiting efforts can help you counteract the effects of historically low unemployment.
The Applicant Manager (TAM) is construction recruitment software designed to eliminate hiring bottlenecks. It provides customizable construction recruiting solutions to bring more qualified candidates to your business faster. This unique software will be the game changer for your construction firm’s recruiting efforts.
TAM is your one-stop technology resource to:
If your construction firm struggles to make sense of today’s harried hiring processes, TAM is the construction recruitment software designed specifically to help overcome these challenges.
See what TAM can do to improve your hiring efforts. Contact us for a free demo today.