skilled labor

People@Work: Construction Job Growth Is Slowly Rebuilding

New forecasts show that the worst may be over for the construction industry, which was hit harder by the Great Recession than any other sector, as construction projects slowly resume. Some 27% of construction firms say they plan to add staff this year, while only 20% plan to cut jobs.

Recent Layoff Craze Is Making Hiring Harder Now

A new survey says U.S. employers%u2019 use of job cuts as a cost-saving measure in the wake of the economic crisis may now be preventing them from attracting top recruits as they try to rebound in the current sluggish economy.