American Home Shield and Matt Risinger Empower the Next Generation of Skilled Trades Contractors
Published: March 04, 2022
American Home Shield, one of the largest home service plan brands in the nation, recently joined with BUILD show host Matt Risinger (also part of the Be Pro Be Proud initiative) to create this video designed to attract high school students to the skilled trades. “We are committed to helping our industry close the labor gap by attracting new talent — including women and minorities — to the skilled trades,” said Rex Tibbens, Frontdoor president and chief executive officer for American Home Shield. “We remain focused on helping to raise awareness regarding how skilled trades like appliance, plumbing, electrical, spa/pool and HVAC repair offer compelling, tech-forward and lucrative careers, job security and opportunities to make a real impact on the lives of others as well as our nation’s economy.”
Learn more about American Home Shield’s commitment to increasing access to technical training programs and shining a light on the benefits of a skilled trade career by visiting www.AHS.com/skilledtrades.
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