Ever wonder what’s going to happen when all those baby boomers eventually retire?
According to statistics, the percentage of skilled trade workers 45 years and older was over 50% in 2012. Since 2016, that number has only been rising at a steady rate.
What does this mean?
It means that the skilled trades workforce is an aging job market.
With more and more individuals in the skilled trades moving towards retirement, that means that there will be a very large increase in demand for new employees to take there place. However, there is a problem.
62% of employers in the skilled trades are struggling to fill important skilled trades positions! Not because there are no jobs, but because the new generation is stuck on working an office job.
There are more than enough jobs in the skilled trades. You just need to reach out and grab one.
Employers are literally begging for great candidates just like you to apply for important positions today.
Attached, you will find an info graph by AdeccoUSA that contains all the information you need to know about the skilled trades job market today.
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