Corporate Dilemma - Investing in Employees


 construction industry skills gap

I saw this sketch and thought I would share it. From a recruiter's viewpoint there is only option - you have to train staff! Yes, there is a risk that someone may leave after you have invested time, energy and money in developing them but you will regret not having them in the first place.

In the sector that I work within, the construction industry, we are now seeing a skills gap as companies did not invest in raw talent.  When the recession hit, graduate places pretty much stopped, now we are 3/4 years down the line we are seeing that there is a lack of intermediate level staff available and the companies that didn’t train there staff are struggling for staff.

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