Construction employment is continuing the course of steady improvement that it has been on since the nadir of the financial crash, reports the Hanley Wood Data Studio over at our sister magazine Builder. For job openings in the construction sector, that nadir was April 2009. But with the January jobs data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, the rate of job openings in the construction sector is back up to a level not seen since before the late 2008 financial crisis. (Actually, you have to go back to the peak in February 2007 to find a higher number.)

So with economic unease floating around the rest of the world, here at home in the U.S. of A. and the largest economy in the world, we're getting more good news on the state of our domestic economy.

Read the full story over at our sister magazine Builder.

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