It might get easier to find skilled tradespeople

Georgia is another state where contractors are having difficulty finding skilled labor. Eighty-five percent of the Georgia firms surveyed by the Associated General Contractors of America say there aren't enough skilled workers to fill demand over the next year. However, a startup in San Francisco hopes to make it easier to find those with the skills you need. WorkHands is similar to LinkedIn, but is for the trades. Workers can "list their skills, show examples of work, get advice on building resumes, obtain necessary licenses and certifications, and stay in touch with colleagues."

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