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The modern construction worker

Anyone interested in a good career should take a serious look at the construction industry. An aging workforce and booming business are opening up plenty of opportunities for workers with sought-after skills. Just consider that 71% of construction firms say they will increase their headcount this year alone, according the 2016_Construction_Hiring_and_Business_Outlook_Report.

Things are definitely changing for construction professionals and craft workers. For one, the construction industry is moving from technology laggard to leader in the use of many new technologies. Look in the offices and on the job sites of today’s construction companies and you’ll see cell phones, smart tablets, electronic building models,  drones, even virtual reality tools and robots.

How has the construction workforce evolved over the years? What are the opportunities for millennials? Check out our new infographic to get a snapshot [click on the image below.]