Investment in workforce training initiatives is essential not only to individual businesses but also to economic development on a local and national scale.
23 Aug 2023
The skilled trades are at a pivotal moment in time. More than a decade of understaffing issues remain unresolved as the Great Retirement looms, and current economic uncertainty is shifting budget priorities away from workforce development at many organizations. As for the next decade, the U.S. Bureau of Labor (BLS) is expecting about 10,000 job openings each year for electrical and electronics installers and repairers.