Why Do We Have A Skilled Trade Shortage?

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Why Do We Have A Skilled Trade Shortage?

Post by Apple1 » Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:10 pm

We may not have enough skilled workers to go around. How did it get to this point?
Every day, the shortage in the skilled trades becomes more acute. According to numbers from the National Electrical Contractors Association, 7,000 electricians join the field each year, but 10,000 retire. And as job openings continue to increase without new laborers to fill them, the situation could impact every element of home services: wait times, work quality and cost.

An array of circumstances planted the seeds of the current trade shortage in the early 2000s. Several developments piled up to create the perfect storm that threatens to leave plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other skilled trades with a severe worker shortage in the years to come.

Industry experts say the trades lost nearly a million skilled workers during the recession that have yet to be replaced, and as older workers retire, the crunch will get even tighter.
https://www.angieslist.com/articles/why ... ortage.htm
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Post by nolaxride » Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:14 pm

Apple1 wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:10 pm
We may not have enough skilled workers to go around. How did it get to this point?
Every day, the shortage in the skilled trades becomes more acute. According to numbers from the National Electrical Contractors Association, 7,000 electricians join the field each year, but 10,000 retire. And as job openings continue to increase without new laborers to fill them, the situation could impact every element of home services: wait times, work quality and cost.

An array of circumstances planted the seeds of the current trade shortage in the early 2000s. Several developments piled up to create the perfect storm that threatens to leave plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other skilled trades with a severe worker shortage in the years to come.

Industry experts say the trades lost nearly a million skilled workers during the recession that have yet to be replaced, and as older workers retire, the crunch will get even tighter.
https://www.angieslist.com/articles/why ... ortage.htm

That would be a good question for some of our board members who maintain they were doing better under Bush than Obama. We've had this shortage for a decade. Why wouldn't someone who is having trouble finding a job learn a trade?
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Post by DallasDimeBags » Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:57 am

Apple1 wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:10 pm
We may not have enough skilled workers to go around. How did it get to this point?
Every day, the shortage in the skilled trades becomes more acute. According to numbers from the National Electrical Contractors Association, 7,000 electricians join the field each year, but 10,000 retire. And as job openings continue to increase without new laborers to fill them, the situation could impact every element of home services: wait times, work quality and cost.

An array of circumstances planted the seeds of the current trade shortage in the early 2000s. Several developments piled up to create the perfect storm that threatens to leave plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other skilled trades with a severe worker shortage in the years to come.

Industry experts say the trades lost nearly a million skilled workers during the recession that have yet to be replaced, and as older workers retire, the crunch will get even tighter.
https://www.angieslist.com/articles/why ... ortage.htm
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Post by evilconempire » Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:04 am

DallasDimeBags wrote:
Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:57 am
Apple1 wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:10 pm
We may not have enough skilled workers to go around. How did it get to this point?
Every day, the shortage in the skilled trades becomes more acute. According to numbers from the National Electrical Contractors Association, 7,000 electricians join the field each year, but 10,000 retire. And as job openings continue to increase without new laborers to fill them, the situation could impact every element of home services: wait times, work quality and cost.

An array of circumstances planted the seeds of the current trade shortage in the early 2000s. Several developments piled up to create the perfect storm that threatens to leave plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other skilled trades with a severe worker shortage in the years to come.

Industry experts say the trades lost nearly a million skilled workers during the recession that have yet to be replaced, and as older workers retire, the crunch will get even tighter.
https://www.angieslist.com/articles/why ... ortage.htm
What do you mean we?
Are you saying Paul F. P. Pogue isn't an American?
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Post by DallasDimeBags » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:40 pm

evilconempire wrote:
Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:04 am
DallasDimeBags wrote:
Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:57 am
Apple1 wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:10 pm
We may not have enough skilled workers to go around. How did it get to this point?
Every day, the shortage in the skilled trades becomes more acute. According to numbers from the National Electrical Contractors Association, 7,000 electricians join the field each year, but 10,000 retire. And as job openings continue to increase without new laborers to fill them, the situation could impact every element of home services: wait times, work quality and cost.

An array of circumstances planted the seeds of the current trade shortage in the early 2000s. Several developments piled up to create the perfect storm that threatens to leave plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other skilled trades with a severe worker shortage in the years to come.

Industry experts say the trades lost nearly a million skilled workers during the recession that have yet to be replaced, and as older workers retire, the crunch will get even tighter.
https://www.angieslist.com/articles/why ... ortage.htm
What do you mean we?
Are you saying Paul F. P. Pogue isn't an American?
I'm saying that Paul F. P. Pogue does not speak for me. Does he speak for you?
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Post by evilconempire » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:48 pm

DallasDimeBags wrote:
Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:40 pm
evilconempire wrote:
Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:04 am
DallasDimeBags wrote:
Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:57 am
Apple1 wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:10 pm
We may not have enough skilled workers to go around. How did it get to this point?
Every day, the shortage in the skilled trades becomes more acute. According to numbers from the National Electrical Contractors Association, 7,000 electricians join the field each year, but 10,000 retire. And as job openings continue to increase without new laborers to fill them, the situation could impact every element of home services: wait times, work quality and cost.

An array of circumstances planted the seeds of the current trade shortage in the early 2000s. Several developments piled up to create the perfect storm that threatens to leave plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other skilled trades with a severe worker shortage in the years to come.

Industry experts say the trades lost nearly a million skilled workers during the recession that have yet to be replaced, and as older workers retire, the crunch will get even tighter.
https://www.angieslist.com/articles/why ... ortage.htm
What do you mean we?
Are you saying Paul F. P. Pogue isn't an American?
I'm saying that Paul F. P. Pogue does not speak for me. Does he speak for you?
Did he try to speak for you?
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