The February gain marked a sharp pickup from the 166,000 jobs that were added in January and a loss of 306,000 in December.
Job postings have rebounded for occupations in manufacturing and construction, but not in hospitality or travel.
There’s a skills mismatch between job openings and job seekers.
Small business owners are getting burned out making hiring and firing decisions while cash flow is weak and uncertainty reigns.
When they're ready to start hiring, businesses have to consider costs and legal issues.
Many furloughed workers are hoping to return to their old jobs.
The jobs created in September obscure the fact that thousands were lost permanently and millions of people have stopped looking for work.
For companies, hiring people of color is just the first step.