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U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80% planning to make new hires, buy new equipment
After finishing 2014 with employment at nearly a six-year high, hiring within the construction industry is expected to expand at ...
Construction adds 48,000 workers in December to finish 2014 at nearly 6-year high
The construction industry added Americans to its workforce in every month of 2014, an employment streak capped by an addition ...
How a “Circle of Retention” can bring better hires to construction companies
The biggest challenge facing the heavy equipment industry is the lack of qualified workers in any skill area. The problem ...
5 tips for hiring military veterans at your construction company
The economy is growing and construction contractors are scrambling for new employees. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction ...
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AGC 2014 construction forecast predicts improved hiring and pay with increased demand and equipment purchases
The Associated General Contractors of America released their 2014 construction industry forecast Tuesday, reporting the results of an in-depth survey ...
Construction industry adds 11k jobs in October, though unemployment rate ticks back up
Despite several predictions that the government shutdown would lead to job decreases, the construction industry and U.S. economy as a ...
Facing $9 billion in demand, Iowa contractors feel impact of skilled labor shortage
Add Iowa to a growing list of states struggling to meet rebounding construction demand due to a shortage of skilled ...
The 10 Best Construction Jobs
As we discussed yesterday, construction hiring isn't exactly growing as quickly as we'd all like it to be. But the ...
Construction employment declines in 151 metro areas between Nov. 2011 and Nov. 2012
The latest examination of construction employment in U.S. metro areas is out from the Associated General Contractors of America. After ...
Construction job openings expected to increase as industry rebounds
Construction employment in the United States will likely rebound soon due to the increasing number of projects set in place, ...
Merrill Lynch: “We are on the verge of construction hiring”
Bill McBride has pulled in some optimistic comments from Michelle Meyer at Merrill Lynch. Meyer says 2012 will “go down ...
How will you retain employees after the recession?
With an unemployment rate currently hovering near 12 percent, small- and mid-size construction company owners probably haven’t worried much about ...
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