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Employers complain of "skills gap" in tighter job market

Mar 4, 2016
The economy added 242,000 jobs in February—significantly more than economists expected.

Obama's new labor secretary wants to work with colleges

Aug 30, 2013
Labor Secretary Tom Perez explains how he hopes to push unemployment down and economic growth up.

Study reveals skills gap between education and jobs

Dec 4, 2012
New McKinsey report finds employers are pessimistic about how well young people are prepared for skilled jobs.

Skilled factory workers hard to find

Jun 21, 2012
A report says more than half of American companies are having trouble finding enough skilled workers to hire. Why don’t employers train workers instead?

HR specialist worries about 'skills gap' in job market

Mar 14, 2012
Beth Kelly says many employers are ready to hire, but they just can't find people with the right qualifications.