Lots and lots of construction job openings!

“The BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) and NAHB analysis indicate that the seasonally-adjusted number of open construction jobs, which stood at 203,000 in April 2017, has risen to its highest level since September of last year. (The cycle high was set in July 2016, at 238,000.)

Overall, the open position rate, or job openings as a percent of total employment, stands at 2.9% in April, compared to 2.66% on a smoothed twelve-month moving average basis.”

Source: http://www.builderonline.com/building/trades-subcontractors/construction-job-openings-rise-to-203-000-in-april_c

Jobs report
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