3 Reasons Why Young Adults Should Join the Construction Industry Right Now

It is currently one of the best times in American history to be looking for work, as the unemployment rate has remained steady at 3.9% over the past couple of months. But there are some specific fields that young adults searching for jobs should be turning to rather than others. One of those particular areas […]

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Labor Shortages

3 Reasons Why There Are Labor Shortages in the Construction and Building Products Industries

Many sectors of the United States economy are currently facing labor shortages. However, two of the most affected areas are the construction and building products industries. There remains a consistent need for work in both fields, but while the demand is there, the supply of skilled, capable workers is currently not. As of right now, […]

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Construction Industry Problems 2018

3 Problems Plaguing the Construction Industry in 2018

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that overall employment for those working in the construction industry will continue to grow by 12% over the next several years. That statistic, along with United States’ 4.0 unemployment rate, as of the end of June, is a strong sign that the construction industry is on the rise. However, […]

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Roofing Technology

3 Roofing Technology Trends You Should Be Paying Attention to in 2018

Roofers are some of the most important members of the construction and building products industries, and their field looks like it will continue to grow over the coming years, as employment of roofers is expected to increase by 11%. As this segment of the construction and building products industries keeps strengthening and evolving, those who […]

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Hiring Process ghosting

How ‘Ghosting’ Is Changing the Hiring Process for Candidates and Recruiters

Thanks to the national unemployment rate in United States reaching the 18-year low of 3.8% in June, the lowest the rate has been since April 2000 (it has since risen slightly to 4.0%), there have been more available positions than there are unemployed workers to fill them. However, this flood of job openings has created problems […]

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Hiring Process

3 Reasons Why You Need to Speed Up Your Hiring Process in 2018

In June 2018, the national unemployment rate was 3.8%, the lowest it had been in 18 years. Currently, it sits at 4.0%. It’s the best time to be looking for work in nearly two decades, and this job market shift has forced almost every company throughout the United States to reexamine its hiring process. But what […]

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Conducting an Interview

4 Details to Pay Attention to When Conducting an Interview

When discussing job interviews, everyone always focuses on what the interviewee needs to do to prep, but what about the interviewer? If you are the person in charge of interviewing candidates at your company, what are the important factors that you need to keep in mind? There are a few different key details that interviewers […]

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Hiring Mistakes

5 Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

The hiring process continues to change every year. However, some things always remain the same, no matter how different the job market is, such as the common hiring mistakes that every hiring manager should be aware of, no matter what industry you’re involved in. So what are these frequent problems? How can they harm your […]

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Candidate Resumes

4 Key Strengths Hiring Managers Should Look For in Candidate Resumes

A strong resume is just one component of today’s constantly evolving hiring process. However, no matter how much certain things change, resumes remain one of the most important factors in determining whether or not a candidate goes from applying for a job to interviewing for one. Hiring managers are tasked with scanning through an endless […]

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Job Market Construction

How Technology Has Changed the Job Market in the Construction and Building Products Industries

Both the construction and building products industries continue to be on the rise during 2018. Over the course of the next decade, employment for workers in the industries is expected to grow roughly 12 percent overall, which is faster than the American average. But as more and more people search for work in these industries, […]

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