Posts Tagged ‘ workforce ’

Developing Employee Skills for Improved Team Health: Ladies First

Jul 5th, 2023

Employee engagement has emerged as one of the most critical factors in driving productivity, retention, and overall organizational success. If it wasn’t clear before the pandemic, it certainly is now, particularly as we strive to keep employees engaged and motived as we traverse the world of remote or semi-remote work. A smart employer is willing […]

How to Attract Skilled Workers During a Labor Shortage

Aug 13th, 2019

Many door and window companies have been impacted by the ongoing labor shortage as skilled workers become increasingly difficult to find. John Manzella, global business and economic analysis expert, gave insight into how companies can attract and keep skilled workers in a webinar titled “U.S. Labor Shortage and Retention,” hosted by the American Architectural Manufacturers […]

Construction Hiring Increases as Manufacturing Employment Remains Steady

Jun 5th, 2019

Despite a national labor shortage, the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics displays notable growth in construction employment and a steady number of jobs in the manufacturing industries. Officials from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) say both attracting and retaining workforce is the top concern of its members, yet manufacturers remain […]

Crystal Pacific Beats Labor Odds to More Than Double

Mar 21st, 2019

Despite the challenges of labor shortages, Crystal Pacific Window and Door Systems, also known as Crystal California, has managed to beat the odds—more than doubling its workforce over a four-year period. Now approaching the 100-employee mark, at the end of 2018 the company’s roster had increased by nearly 80 percent over just more than a […]

Aging Workforce Paving Way for Millennials

Oct 10th, 2014

Millennials are poised to flood the workforce in the next two decades, and the window industry is no exception—in fact, they may be as susceptible to the trend as any. The recession of the last decade saw many Generation-Xers (ages 34-39) leave specialty sectors of the construction industry, such as doors and windows, for greener […]