Construction Labor Mythbusting

| June 27, 2019

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Recent surveys reveal the top myths perpetuating the construction labor shortage and suggestions as to how to bust these myths and bring in new workers. If you read the title of this blog and you are a fan of the show Mythbusters like I am, you might think, hey construction mythbusting could be a cool show. Sadly, this blog is not a television show pitch - although maybe someone should suggest that!

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