The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Employment Situation Summary today revealing that nonfarm payroll increased by 88,000 last month bringing the unemployment rate down by 0.1 percent to 7.6 percent. While this isn’t the news our nation’s unemployed yearns to hear, the BLS reported positive growth in several industries including business services, health care, leisure and hospitality, and construction.
Throughout Q1, we provided a variety of hospitality articles in our Career advice & News Center covering a range of topics for those looking to find employment within the world of hospitality. Now that spring has sprung, we’ll begin focusing on the construction trade where the BLS reported and upward trend in March of over 18,000 new jobs. In fact, a total of 169,000 jobs have been added in this industry since the fall of 2012.
Whether you’re interested in specialty trade work, residential construction, or commercial projects, now is the time to get aggressive with your job search. As the weather warms up across the country, companies will be adding to their sales force to staff up before they begin building. Visit our Career Advice & News Center for more information pertaining to your construction job search and start applying to jobs in construction today!