Construction Firms Struggle to Find Qualified Workers

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently conducted a survey (with over 1,000 participants) to examine the number of construction firms suffering from labor shortages. The survey revealed that 83% of contractors are struggling to find qualified workers. Click here for the analysis of the survey. Click here…

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Construction Employment Up in October as 12,000 Jobs Added

In October, the unemployment rate fell to 6.4%. This marked the tenth consecutive month in which unemployment decreased. In terms of the construction industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 12,000 construction-related jobs were added in October. Construction employment has increased every month in 2014. Further,…

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Ohio is Hiring!

The state of Ohio is experiencing a mini construction boom. Therefore, the state has a large demand for skilled trades workers. Watch this news report and go to BuildOhio.Org for more details! Have a great weekend!…

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Construction Employment Up In August 2014

Happy Friday! With the weekend just around the corner, we would like to share some positive construction industry news. 20,000 jobs were added to the construction industry in August. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in August the construction industry’s unemployment rate was 7.7% which…

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