Altabanking Ep. 10 - Could More Women in Construction Fix Utah’s Labor Shortage, Supply Chain Disruptions and Housing Crisis?
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In this episode:
0:49 – An introduction to Jennie Tanner and Tanner Glass & Hardware.
2:38 – The unique position of being a woman in the trade business.
5:35 – The products Tanner Glass & Hardware provides and how it serves its customers
8:59 – Where are the greatest supply chain bottlenecks?
12:27 – The challenges of managing inventory when products and supplies are at a premium.
16:40 – What are building and construction customers looking for?
19:04 – The importance of honesty and managing expectations with customers.
21:28 – Has a challenging housing market created slowdowns for the store and others in the hardware business?
24:58 – What staffing challenges are businesses in the construction industry facing
28:56 – Professional Women in Building for the State of Utah is working to add more women to the construction trade industry.
34:25 – How the trade professions are attracting new, young talent, beginning even in high school.
46:49 – The importance of building affording and sustainable housing for the incoming generations.