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6-23-2021 AE Page 1

A Workerless Recovery? Job Seekers Turn Cold Shoulder to Hot Economy

By most measures, the economy is on fire. Even businesses that had been shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic are putting out “help wanted” signs. But as workers are slow to return, businesses have gone from saying “help wanted” to screaming “help!”  (more…)

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Canada Employed: Job #1 For New Federal Parliament – Get Canadians Working

Despite a low national unemployment rate, an increasing number of Canadians are looking for work, while job vacancies remain stubbornly high. National polls in Canada consistently show jobs and economy as the top concern of Canadians. Dwayne Williams, an Express franchise owner in Guelph, Ontario, sees skills shortages as a critical issue to tackle. “At […]

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In a Hot U.S. Job Market, Why Are Some Still Unemployed?

Wages Are Up, But Many Still Rely on Government Assistance; Express Experts Cite Transportation, Childcare, Healthcare as Key Barriers Wages are on the rise with major employers announcing higher starting wages, but for some Americans, that’s not enough to join the workforce or work more hours. Express Employment Professionals franchise owners report that many Americans who rely on government […]

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11-State Analysis: How Many Unemployed Have “Given Up”?

Illinois Tops the List; 44% Have Given Up Looking for a Job; Oklahoma Has Shortest Unemployment Duration; Florida Longest Express Employment Professionals recently released state-level results from its Harris poll of unemployed Americans, revealing which states have more unemployed workers who have given up on finding a job. Unemployed survey respondents were asked whether they agree […]

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