If there are any questions or ideas you think should be on the docket shoot me a message or post it in the comments section!"
It’s a good thing, and a bad thing that there’s such a shortage for skilled construction workers. Good thing, the pay is going way up. Bad thing, the pay is going way up. It’ll cost you a lot more than it did with me when I started nearly 20 yrs ago. Good news, if you do what I did, make the job a starting point for young people, you shouldn’t be paying them what you would someone who has experience, they need to learn that. I started my kid construction workers at a reasonable rate, $9 hr back in 2000, to do things like paint, etc that is easy to learn. If they had the aptitude and the desire, I upped it to $12-$14. If they were with me for a year or two, they got $16 hr, and more.
Also, let’s do more of these convos on the visible part of the platform so others can learn as well. I’ll post this there as well, and we can go from there. "