Most construction firms project demand for their services and hiring to expand in 2020, but even more firms are worried about their ability to find qualified workers to hire, according to a survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Sage Construction and Real Estate. The survey, Strong Demand for Work Amid Strong Demand for Workers: The 2020 Construction Hiring and Business Outlook Report, 75% of firms plan to increase headcount in 2020, but 81% of respondents reported they are having a hard time filling salaried and hourly craft positions.

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