Framing since high school, now at 46, I believe his carpentry experience and skill put him in the top 5% of carpenters in Western New York.
Journeyman level guys in just about every trade are impossible to find if you’re looking to hire. If your company can use a $30 wood framer to run jobs please reach out to me. I just so happen to know somebody looking for work.
I just interviewed a Contract Administrator with 10 years of experience who actually knows what a G702 is. She’s close to finishing night school for her paralegal degree. She’s sharp. Ask me about #35846 Happy Friday!
Four different General Manager types that I’ve talked to over the last month that I cannot actually tell you about because they are all working. All have solid work histories, seem to have realistic expectations, and are pretty easy to imagine being in charge of getting stuff done. Priced between $40k and $70k, they come […]
As the Owner or Sr. Manager of your company, you’ve likely bragged about how every job that you’ve ever worked, you did as though you owned it. “Why can’t I just find someone who cares half as much as I do”, is the question I always hear? I happen to know of two such people. […]
Some people in life are visionaries, and others are meant to carry out those visions. What is fascinating to me is the number of folks unhappy in their stations in life.
Some of the larger commercial drywall houses are laying off. If you want to pick up one or two of their guys for project work, give us a call. Maybe we can put some things together for you.
Logic tells us that a little schooling does not guarantee success in the trades. Sqrft recruiters spend a fair amount of time visiting our local trade and vocational centers of education—interviewing—on the look out for kids who have that certain spark so we can help guide them onto a successful construction trades career path. One […]
The labor shortage is not nearly as bad as we think. We don’t (necessarily) need more training programs and vocational schools! News flash: most folks in the trades right now never had formal training. I learned carpentry because the guy I worked for mentored me! I’m betting you learned at the school of hard knocks […]
Back when I was growing my construction company, the thing that I wanted more than anything, was someone to be a right hand—my second in command. Hell, maybe someone to take over the company if I ever wanted or needed to get out. I was never able to find that person—but that maybe I would have had […]
Many people are unaware that as an intermediary, we place a significant number of Management and Admin folks in jobs with construction companies in Western New York. Summertime we keep pretty busy interviewing and referring tradespeople, but right about the time the lake effect starts, our inbox fills with resumes from project managers, estimators, superintendents, […]
Dear Business Colleague; We are working with the City of Buffalo to increase employment opportunities for youth 18 -21. We are hoping that your company is interested in bringing on a youth who is looking to learn skills that will help them select a career for the future. Private sector businesses can participate in the […]