As homebuilding picks up steam, a scarcity of skilled construction labor may be a problem, Forbes magazine reports (“As Construction Begins Rebound, Looming Labor Shortages Raise Concern,” by Morgan Brennan). “Hundreds of thousands of workers left the field in the downturn, changing career paths or retiring altogether,” the magazine notes. “Young adults haven’t clamored to enter the field and even for the ones that have, training programs have shrunk or evaporated altogether.” An NAHB survey found more than half of builders worried about the labor market, the magazine reports.