Hot forecast for construction drives need for people
Posted by Rodney Jenny on May 16, 2017
The construction industry suffered during the Great Recession, and even before that there were enough ups and downs to keep young people from pursuing construction careers. But things are changing, and we need your help to attract young folks into this business because the construction industry is a more attractive choice than it has been in years.
More on the Economy - Construction Added Jobs
Posted by Bruce W. Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015
The U. S. Economy added 243,000 jobs in January – the fastest rate since April, 2011. The increase appears to be a solid one based on economic information collected in government surveys. The official government unemployment rate declined from 8.5% to 8.3%. Manufacturing added 50,000 jobs and 21,000 new jobs were added to construction. In a separate household survey, a huge 847,000 increase in employment for January was found. It takes some months for employment data to shake-out but all point to a continued recovery with lowered danger of a double-dip recession. A better job outlook may encourage disappointed job seekers to return to the job market pushing up the unemployment rate.