MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Frontdoor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTDR), the leading national provider of home care plans, attended the annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference as part of its ongoing efforts to empower the next generation of skilled workers and feed a Talent pipeline.
The nation faces a shortage of skilled tradespeople to fill vacant jobs, make repairs and continue the proud tradition of quality craftsmanship, and it’s time to shine a spotlight on a skilled workforce playing an important role in helping homeowners across America keep their greatest investment protected and maintained.
“The skilled trades industry will continue to be fundamental to our economy, and we believe it is important to help students see the trades for what they really are: exciting and rewarding careers where manual craftsmanship intersects with technology,” said Tony Bacos, senior vice president of Frontdoor. and Chief Digital Officer.
Partnering with SkillsUSA is one of many strategies Frontdoor is actively engaging in to help attract talent and address the growing labor gap. Bacos and other business leaders, as well as entrepreneurs from his extensive network, met with students, teachers and industry leaders to reinforce the growing need to work together to ensure the sustainability of a workforce that is a vital part of the American economic fabric.
Additionally, the company showcased its powerful Streem remote video communication platform, which contractors across multiple industries use, as well as leading brands in various industries, to speed up diagnostics and improve customer experience.
“There are lucrative opportunities in the skilled trades field, and we are committed to doing our part to nurture the pipeline of tradeswomen and men – now and in the future,” Bacos said.
With over 50 years of experience, over 75 million service requests and a network of approximately 17,000 contractors employing over 60,000 technicians, Frontdoor is a leading provider of work to service industry professionals. home.
To learn more about how Frontdoor and American Home Shield are fueling the next generation of skilled tradespeople, visit www.AHS.com/skilledtrades.
Frontdoor is a company obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and made possible by technology, it is the parent company of four brands of home service plans: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as ProConnect, a service of on-demand membership for home repairs and maintenance; and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve their customers through an enhanced platform of augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning. Frontdoor serves 2.2 million customers across the United States through a network of approximately 17,000 prequalified contractor companies employing approximately 60,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes against costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With over 50 years of experience in home services, the company responds to more than four million service requests per year. For more details, visit frontdoorhome.com.