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The iconic American hard hat job that has the highest level of open positions ever recorded

Posted on AllSides July 30th, 2023
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The U.S. economy’s post-Covid growth spurt has come amid one very big problem: lack of workers for jobs across sectors as they bounce back from the pandemic and now attempt to grow amid tighter financial conditions. The labor market, where job openings have reached as high as two for each available worker, is a force within the inflation that continues to challenge companies looking to hire skilled workers. Nowhere has the tight labor market been more extreme than in construction.

The construction sector is a fundamental backbone of the nation...

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