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Labor Shortages American Consumers

How the Labor Shortage Problem May Harm American Consumers in 2018 and Beyond

As the United Sates’ unemployment rate remains consistent at 3.9%, numerous industries are currently facing labor shortages. More jobs are available than there are skilled workers to fill them, and with so many open positions to choose from, those seeking employment are being quite particular when selecting which jobs they apply to and which they […]

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3 Reasons Why Young Adults Should Join the Construction Industry Right Now

It is currently one of the best times in American history to be looking for work, as the unemployment rate has remained steady at 3.9% over the past couple of months. But there are some specific fields that young adults searching for jobs should be turning to rather than others. One of those particular areas […]

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3 Reasons Why There Are Labor Shortages in the Construction and Building Products Industries

Many sectors of the United States economy are currently facing labor shortages. However, two of the most affected areas are the construction and building products industries. There remains a consistent need for work in both fields, but while the demand is there, the supply of skilled, capable workers is currently not. As of right now, […]

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How ‘Ghosting’ Is Changing the Hiring Process for Candidates and Recruiters

Thanks to the national unemployment rate in United States reaching the 18-year low of 3.8% in June, the lowest the rate has been since April 2000 (it has since risen slightly to 4.0%), there have been more available positions than there are unemployed workers to fill them. However, this flood of job openings has created problems […]

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