15464Are you unemployed and having a hard time getting steady work? Did you know that there are currently thousands of jobs in all of the construction and home automation industries, but not enough job seekers? Contractors all over the state are experiencing the same thing – there are jobs, but not enough people to fill them. Ten years ago, analysts predicted that there would likely be a lack of skilled workers, as well as entry-level employees in the labor industry. And guess what? They were right!

What happened?
One of the biggest factors was the recession. Analysts didn’t even know this was coming at the extent that it would affect industries everywhere. At this time, people in all sorts of labor positions, even the most skilled and experienced ones, were forced to leave their jobs. Maybe they were laid off, or they decided to retire early. Whatever it was that caused them to leave, they likely won’t be returning. This leaves the industry with less experienced employees. In combination with this factor, there simply haven’t been a lot of new apprentices starting in the field. Without these people entering the workforce, jobs that are available simply aren’t being filled. At first, there weren’t many jobs to offer and now that work has picked up, there are not enough skilled journeymen to train them in the field.

Who’s qualified?
Are you a veteran? If so, you have specific priority when it comes to hiring for jobs in specific trades. Even with this priority status, we don’t often have veterans applying for positions with our company. We encourage veteran applicants to send information along to us!

Are you finishing up high school and looking at what your options are after school? Are you great with your hands and have a natural ability to “fix” things? If you’re not sure if the traditional college route is right for you, industries such as heating & cooling, plumbing, electrical, home security, and others can be well-paying jobs that have plenty of career opportunities available.  Mechanical products will always need repair and skilled workers need to be available to accomplish this!

If you have experience in the labor industry or if you’re willing to start in an entry-level position and learn the ins and outs of the heating and cooling industry, get started today! In the past 40 years, there has been a steady increase of work, mainly due to the housing boom in almost every state. It doesn’t stop now, either. Home owners will always need quality service companies with trained employees to maximize comfort in their homes.

What can you do?
If you’re just starting out in the workforce, attend job fairs near graduation and take advantage of the increase of jobs in the home services industries. Send us your resume if you’re interested in working with us. We’d love to look it over and see if you could be a potential match for our growing company. Our country is in need of rebuilding its skilled labor force and Hybrid Heating & Cooling is ready to help with that!

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