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Construction Industry Trends 2019

3 Construction Industry Trends Continuing in 2019

The construction industry continued to grow throughout 2018, even as labor shortages plagued different sectors. Unemployment in the industry reached a record low of 3.6% back in October 2018, and even though that number now sits at 5.1% as of March 2019, it remains much lower than the 7.3% unemployment rate that began 2018. 2019 […]

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Labor Shortage Problem

3 Potential Solutions to the Labor Shortage Problem in the Construction and Building Products Industries

It is an odd time for major industries in America right now. While unemployment remains at a consistent low of 3.9% and wages increase, many fields still find themselves facing labor shortages. Two of those industries are the construction and building products industries. The construction industry currently averages 200,000 monthly vacancies, while the building products […]

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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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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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Building Products

5 Key Strengths to Look For in Construction and Building Products Industry Candidates

Jobs in the construction and building products industries are more in-demand right now than they have been in years. Employment for positions such as roofer and branch manager is expected to grow between 11 to 12% in the coming decade, which means businesses in these industries can expect to see an influx of potential candidates. […]

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Building Products Industry Jobs

5 Most In-Demand Construction and Building Products Industry Jobs

Currently, in the United States, both the construction and building products industries are on the rise with an influx of new workers and more steady competition than in years past. However, some industry jobs within both fields are more in-demand than others. So which of these construction and building products industry jobs are the most […]

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Roofing Trends

3 Current Roofing Trends You Should Know

Roofing is one of the most important aspects of construction, both residential and commercial, and it is an industry that has continued to grow and develop in recent years. In fact, over the next decade, employment of roofers is expected to increase by 11 percent. With the roofing industry booming, it is more vital than […]

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Resume Tips

7 Resume Tips For the Construction and Building Products Industries

After hitting a major low in 2011, the amount of employees within the construction industry has steadily increased over the past six years. This growth has also led to a recent boom in the building products industry, especially in the residential division. Currently, these industries are two of the most competitive fields of business in […]

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