Diversify and Meet Your Workforce Needs: Construction Industry

With significant skill and labour shortages within the Construction Industry predicted to intensify in coming years, Global Skills is encouraging employers to consider the inclusion of people with disability as potential employees.

Construction is one of Australia’s growth industries known to have significant labour shortages and high demand. There is potential for people with disability to meet this demand, with research suggesting that 2.1 million people with disability are of working age and less than half are currently employed.

People with disability possess a wide range of experiences, skills, abilities and qualifications with the ability to fill a wide range of jobs across all levels. Generally, people with disability are reliable, affordable, good for business and now is the time for our workforce to better reflect the Australian community.

Global Skills Disability Employment Services (DES) can help your business; tap into this large and diverse talent pool, create pathways to open up jobs and diversify your workforce.

We offer a free, professional, positive and efficient recruitment service to help businesses hire people with disabilities. We can support you through the entire recruitment journey including providing ongoing support in the workplace for as long as it is required.

This is your opportunity to be a leader within the Construction Industry. You can share the positives of your experience with other employers in industry publications and events. Other Employers may be encouraged to also hire people with disability.

For more information on the benefits of hiring people with disability and the services we offer, go to globalskills.com.au/diversify-and-meet-your-workforce-needs/