A view from the school: Why young people don’t want to work in construction, by a young person – ‘Sell the sector in school’

Construction Week 050118An opinion piece on UK ConstructionWeek explores why so few young people are taking up careers in construction, featuring a guest blog from a fifteen year old and Year 10 work experience student who says ‘… the industry needs to do more to sell itself while girls and boys are still in school’.

UK ConstructionWeek guest blog asks:

Why are millennials turning their backs on jobs in construction and what needs to be done to spin their opinions back around?

Fifteen year old guest blogger and Year 10 work experience student, Jacques Prior-Chadfield, shares his views on why he and his peers haven’t previously considered a career in construction. He also says the industry needs to do more to sell itself while girls and boys are still in school.

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