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Construction Industry Trends to Watch

Expect plenty of job opportunities in the year ahead in the construction industry, from construction equipment operators who prep the site to the carpenters and electricians who bring structures to life. The secret to finding the best jobs will be keeping your skills up-to-date.

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Opportunity By the Numbers

Opportunity, By The Numbers

300,000+ Skilled jobs available right now
4 MillionProjected jobs opening in the next eight years
40%of Construction professionals will retire by 2031

Explore Construction Careers, Training, and Jobs

SkillPointe can help you find the fastest path to a rewarding career.

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    Find the Construction Career That’s Right for You

    For example, if you enjoy working with your hands and have good attention to detail, you should investigate becoming an Electrician or Carpenter

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    Check out hundreds of training opportunities. Compare programs to get the skills you need for the jobs that interest you most. That could be an apprenticeship, a trade school program to become an HVAC technician, or go straight into the workforce. You decide what works best for your life.

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