Whether it’s finding qualified labor or retaining the qualified labor you’ve found, our industry has long dealt with a shortage that has in turn impacted the jobs we can take on, our productivity and our bottom lines.
For some graduating high school seniors, rather than donning a sweatshirt with the logo or mascot of their future college or university, declaring a major and selecting classes for the fall, they will be putting on tool belts and embarking on what can be a rewarding and fruitful career as a construction industry tradesperson.
For every purchase of Arropol’s hand sanitizer brand, Arropure, by a World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) member, 10% of the price will be refunded to the Floor Covering Education Foundation (FCEF) to help recruit and train the next generation of installers.
In an effort to address and alleviate this and other issues impacted by a lack of skilled labor, the newly formed National Association of Floor Covering Technicians (NAFCT) has entered the industry with a goal to improve the flooring industry through training.
The newly formed National Association of Floor Covering Technicians, announced its development of a trade association, comprised of technical flooring professionals, with a common goal to improve the flooring industry through training.
The coronavirus has presented our industry with several never-before-seen challenges and roadblocks, but we’ve done what we can to quickly regroup, readjust and reconfigure in order to move our industry forward as best we can.