Our guest on the show for this episode is Lydia Crowder (aka Drywall Shorty). Lydia puts out the best content for the drywall trade on all of the interwebs.
She’s been a drywall finisher for 20 years and owns Trinity Drywall in Bozeman Montana. She started to make educational videos about 3 years ago and today her following has grown to over 1 Million subscribers across her various platforms.
Our conversation is about what it's like to be a female tradesperson in a historically male-dominated industry and how business owners can attract and retain women in the trades.
To learn more about why you should be pushing hard to recruit women, what they bring to the table, and how to create an environment that attracts them, watch this episode.
-What's it like being on-site as a female tradesperson
-How women in the trades are treated today vs 20 years ago
-2 Unique qualities tradeswomen bring to the job site
-How to build a work environment that appeals to women and has them wanting to stay for the long haul
-Advice to women thinking about getting into the trades