In 2022, 75 construction employers responded to a survey from the Asheville Chambers of Commerce. What qualities or soft skills are most difficult to find in the workforce? Here are the top responses from construction and trade employers: Responsibility & Self-discipline Taking Initiative Communication Time Management Punctuality See series: the State of our WNC Workforce - Construction .
The WNC Construction Career Day is an event at the Smoky Mountain Event Center (Haywood County Fairgrounds) in Waynesville. This is an opportunity for WNC students to learn more about the construction industry, skilled trades, and the many careers that are in demand, talk with company representatives and participate in hands-on activities. Visit regularly for updates.