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There are now more job openings in America than people looking for work

According to the latest numbers by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are now more job opening in the United States of America than there are people looking for work. It's the first time that's happened in at least 20 years.

The agency said the ratio of unemployed workers to job openings dropped below one for the first time since they began collecting data in 2000. An increase in manufacturing jobs helped boost openings to more than 6.7 million at the end of April 2018. But there could be a reason: open jobs aren't necessarily located where the unemployed workers live. Employers also report many workers may not have the necessary skills needed to fill the positions. Many organizations continue to hire from competitors rather than those who are unemployed to ensure their needs are met.

See the full Bureau of Labor Statistics Report here

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