It’s no secret the FM industry is facing a major shortage of skilled professionals. In fact, skilled trade positions are now the hardest jobs to fill in the United States. According to some estimates, there are more than one million vacant jobs in the trade, transportation and utilities sector alone
Although the national unemployment rate is on the decline, many businesses are struggling to fill open positions. In particular, employers who hire technical employees (such as the retail facilities maintenance industry) are experiencing major labor pains.