Construction superintendents are critical to project success. Demand for experienced superintendents is high; supply is low and will decrease as more seasoned professionals approach retirement. With fewer new candidates entering the industry, contractors must have a plan to develop their current team, but they face challenges in balancing time spent in the field with time required for development.
Read below to learn how one forward-thinking contractor is working to address this challenge.
| M.C. Dean: One Company’s Solution to the Field Leader Shortage
With an estimated 34,000 construction superintendent positions unfilled in the U.S. and the demand for field managers to grow 11% between 2020 and 2030, many companies are or will soon be competing for a diminishing talent pool. By taking a different approach, M.C. Dean has helped safeguard itself against such trends and increased employee and client loyalty and satisfaction.
"Our people are a lot of the reason clients come back — they like the fact that M.C. Dean is very people-focused," says Rhodes. "And in return, M.C. Dean wants to provide their clients with great leadership and show them that those leaders are great at what they do."
- Jessica Rhodes, M.C. Dean Senior HR Generalist
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