The need for more skilled laborers, especially in the HVAC industry, continues to escalate. According to a recent job outlook report issued by, the HVACR industries will grow the fastest, experiencing a 32 percent increase in job growth over the next eight years.

Recognizing that finding people for open positions is only going to become more challenging, approached the Mechanical Contractors of North Carolina (MCofNC) organization about providing their members with an online career center solution for reaching a targeted pool of skilled laborers.

“ is the leader when it comes to providing people and jobs for the HVAC, electrical, and plumbing trades,” said David Brese, MCofNC treasurer. “Providing a career center adds tremendous value to our association’s membership by presenting them a targeted option for finding industry talent and new job opportunities.”

Delivering a quality product or service on deadline is hard to accomplish when employers are busy sifting through resumes or are having a difficult time filling an open position. “The MCofNC Career Center allows members to reach the critical masses,” said Georgann Smith, vice president of marketing. “We are continuing to explore these types of partnerships in an effort to better serve the companies and professionals within the HVAC, electrical, and plumbing industries.”

Publication date:01/22/2007