At Reliant Roofing, we are passionate about helping close the skilled labor gap in the United States. We’ve been working ourselves to provide paid training to people looking to learn the roofing trade in Jacksonville. Here is an article from GAF about how they are helping with their effort to connect people interested in roofing with Master Elite Certified contractors like Reliant Roofing across the country who are looking for skilled workers.

Right now, roughly 200,000 construction jobs sit unfilled in the United States. The demand for residential homes is far outpacing our capacity to build them. A recent survey by HomeAdvisor lays it out in bleak terms: Of the firms surveyed, 93 percent said they believed the labor shortage is standing in the way of their growth.

Today, thousands of small businesses from coast to coast are feeling the impact. Of the construction firms participating in the 2017 Construction Outlook Survey, 73 percent predicted a need to expand their headcount in 2017. Unfortunately, 66 percent of them also said they are having a hard time filling craft worker positions… Click here to continue reading on GAF.com