There's concern about a shortage of qualified workers in all sectors of construction and recently The Wall Street Journal investigated the issue, The analysis: it's not as clear cut as it might seem. The article points to Bureau of Labor Department statistics showing there's still a relatively high number of unemployed construction workers who report that they can't find work. But according to National Association of Homebuilders data, 46% of builders surveyed by the NAHB reported a labor shortage in 2014. It appears that whether or not there's really a shortage of construction labor depends on what kinds of specific skills you need to hire. In concrete, one challenge is recruiting younger workers to replace those who are retiring. Read More