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Move over millennials: how apprenticeships can draw Gen Z to construction

Published on CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Authored by Laura Cataldo

Many construction companies that are struggling to hire younger talent say the same thing: “Today’s younger generation just doesn’t want to work hard.” While it is true that many high school-age students are not as physically active as previous generations were, saying they don’t like to work hard may be a little harsh.

Some construction jobs are quite physical and only appeal to a certain segment of the workforce. But many other positions, including equipment operators, have the potential of appealing to a much larger pool of candidates — including the youngest of workers.

For more information on this topic or to learn how Baker Tilly specialists can help, contact our team.

This article was originally published on on Nov. 27, 2019.

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