In January, the American Institute of Architects projected a 6.4 percent increase in spending on construction projects for 2013. But will there be enough qualified laborers for these projects?
Laborers positions are among the 10 most difficult to fill. This was one of the findings of the 2011 Talent Shortage Survey released by the ManpowerGroup employment agency. The two biggest reasons for the shortfall were lack of experience and lack of technical skills.