Unemployment

The Skills Gap is Real – and Widening

(The following is an excerpt from the September issue of The Direct Report.) Read more about The Skills Gap is Real – and Widening

Plenty of Jobs but Lack of Skills

It’s not news that the unemployment rate is still high (8.2% as of June). Many people are actively looking, but struggling, to find jobs.

Interestingly, two articles I recently came across tell a very different story about the employment market. There ARE plenty of jobs available. Of course, with 13 million individuals currently job hunting, this means that there are also plenty of people in the candidate pool. However, the people that are looking for work are not qualified to do the jobs that are open.

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