Higher wages and help wanted ads are plentiful, but workers aren’t filling jobs in NJ

May 14, 2021

Take leisure and hospitality out of the overall job market equation, the reserve said, and “there is relatively little decline in the correlation” between unemployment and job vacancies.

Carl Van Horn, director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University, said the economy is beginning to move in a positive direction after a drastic decline last year but employers in certain sectors are now unable to find the skilled workers they need.

Asbury Park Press, May 13, 2021

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