Building a stronger construction workforce to overcome the Great Resignation

Building a stronger construction workforce to overcome the Great Resignation

It’s shocking to hear that 33 million US workers left their job since early 2021. While construction is no stranger to labor shortages, combining it with the mass exodus we’ve seen over the last year and a half makes hiring and retaining workers increasingly difficult.

Autodesk recently spoke with Lauren Lake, Bridgit COO, about attracting a diverse workforce and embracing the Great Reset by adopting more flexible and people-first policies to prioritize work-life balance. Visit the original article here to see what Lauren and Autodesk had to say about the opportunity the “Great Resignation” could present for construction firms to expand their available talent pool.


In the latest episode of our “Off the Bench” video series, we also explore how general contractors can capitalize on the Great Resignation to help combat construction labor shortages.

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