Let’s build the future with some creative thinking on skills

Patricia Moore, Turner & Townsend

Technological progress means we now need wider skill-sets than ever before if we are to meet the demands on the sector, writes Patricia Moore of Turner & Townsend

In the realm of construction, the universal echo about the “skills gap” continues to reverberate, a persistent challenge that demands a nuanced solution. To bridge this divide in the long run, a fundamental shift is required — one that revolves around effectively marketing our industry roles to captivate the imagination of the next generation. 

It is the allure of the digital, technical and environmental dimensions within the construction sector that holds the key to securing a robust, diverse and skilled workforce for the future.

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