One explanation for the stubbornly high unemployment rate is that businesses simply can't find workers with the right skills to take the jobs. On Sunday, the Washington Post reported as many as 600,000 jobs are unfilled in the manufacturing industry, despite millions of jobs lost in the past decade. Some experts call this claim "deeply misleading," reports Lila Shapiro for Huffington Post.
One of the constant refrains of the economic elite is that the reason America is so unequal is because of a so-called skills gap and that, conveniently, there is a "STEM crisis" and severe tech worker shortage which when addressed w... Read Post
Employers have been complaining for years now that the US is short of skilled workers, which is fast becoming the conventional wisdom explanation for persistently high unemployment. After all, there are currently more job openings t... Read Post