By Luiza Mills for ConstructionDive.com
“Good jobs at good wages” is not just a political slogan. The electrical industry is making good on this ambitious promise today. Solid careers with promising, sky-is-the-limit futures for smart, hardworking professionals are available right now, no costly college degree required.
Given this, how do we explain the chronic shortage of skilled electricians and other tradespeople? More importantly, how do we address this shortage, both for the benefit of our businesses and the economy at large?