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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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Hiring Trends 2019

3 Hiring Trends to Expect in 2019

With the new arrival of a new year comes new changes to the always evolving job landscape. So what hiring trends can employers and potential new hires expect to see in 2019? There’s a bevy of developments that impact all facets of the job market, from wages to workplace diversity to a company’s online presence. […]

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Building Products Industry Trends 2019

3 Trends Impacting the Building Products Industry in 2019

The buildings products industry continues to grow and evolve with every year. New forms of technology are introduced to aid manufacturers, or trade disputes and higher tariffs affect the cost of building materials. Additionally, the construction industry, with its consistent number of projects and need for skilled workers, has impacted the building products industry and […]

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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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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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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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