April 23, 2020
As the economy has improved, jobs data showed that the number of job openings in the U.S. (6.6 million in 2018) equaled the number of Americans who were actively looking for a job. With more than 10,000 baby boomers retiring every month, predictions are that we will soon be in a situation where there are more job openings than job seekers.1 These statistics should be incentive enough for family-run precast plants to start putting more effort into introducing new family members to the business.
There was never any question Andy Wieser would work for his family’s business, Wieser Concrete Products in Maiden Rock, Wis. It was started by his father, Joe Wieser, in 1965, and he’d been working for the company since he was in high school.