Worker shortage likely to continue, long-term trends seen as likely in play as well

In an August 8, 2021 interview with Joseph States of the Kenosha News, Laura Dresser points out that there are over 120,000 fewer jobs than before the pandemic.

While many have pointed to an increase in job openings data as signs of unemployed people lacking incentive to actually find work, Dresser argued these numbers can be deceptive.

“Many people post openings just because they think they might hire,” Dresser said. “There is information in job openings, but isn’t a number that is solid.”

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