These days there is little doubt among most people in the Western world as well as other places that the economy is in crisis, and a lot of people are struggling even to find basic manual labor jobs. If you already have a good level of specialization in some area of the construction industry, you may be having a tough time finding a replacement job. For those who have recently lost their construction jobs due to a recent layoff or because their company closed, it can be very important to find a new job right away just to make ends meet.
The good news is that the construction industry is recovering and if you have a lot of skill and experience in this industry there is a good chance that you will be able to find the right work if you keep searching. Of course, there is no guarantee that it is going to be very easy for you to find a job, but if you do not give up and really spend a lot of time contacting prospective employers and working on your CV there is a good chance that you will eventually find a good position in a construction company.