Thanks to the construction boom in BC, there’s a real shortage of skilled craftspeople. With a spate of impending Olympics-related construction, that’s not going to change in the next four years. If you’re young, able-bodied, and don’t mind working hard, consider going into a construction-related craft for a few years. You can make a mint.
Help is on the way for property owners and contractors trying to find the right people. I give you Handy Canadian:
Welcome to HandyCanadian.com! Register FREE and post your next home improvement or business improvement project online to receive bids from qualified local contractors competing for your business.
It apparently follows an auction model, so there’s no browsing of LavaLife-esque profiles of husky drywallers. Thanks to SmallBizBlog for the tip.