In the construction industry, it’s not uncommon for team members to go from working on the crew to being in charge of the crew. The transition to supervising people the employee used to work alongside, or having a fellow coworker promoted to management, can be awkward. But it doesn’t have to be.
As the country’s demographics change and the emerging workforce is pulled toward other industries, construction companies are challenged with attracting qualified workers while retaining existing talent. Employers have a smaller pool of prospective workers from which to draw.