There’s a growing demand for construction, and the roofing industry is struggling to keep up. With older generations retiring and younger populations steering away from the trades, there's a major labor shortage in the roofing industry. Students and parents agree that trades are quality career options, so why hasn’t the new generation been motivated to fill these vacancies? It is becoming increasingly important that we need to build relationships with local schools and encourage youth to consider a career in the trades.
The Georgia Roofing Contractors Association (GARCA) has partnered with Construction Ready, NRCA and SkillsUSA to help our members find tomorrow’s talent, today. We believe that HR/Business Development plays an important part in building these relationships. Here's what we suggest:
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Once HR/Business Development has a built relationship with a school, the next step is for the contractors to teach these kids about roofing. And we're looking for the best and brightest of these students to participate in the State SkillsUSA Competition and hopefully advance to the National SkillsUSA Competition, both here in Atlanta.
GARCA's partnership with Construction Ready, NRCA and SkillsUSA means we have the connections and curriculum that is needed to get these students trained in roofing. Here’s how it works:
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