"While the economy has grown modestly in recent quarters, hiring remains depressed due to uncertainty about future demand, concerns about government policies and efficiency gains that have let companies do more with less."
from your link..less to do with policies and more to do with changing workplace
The job market is doing better, but it's not getting better fast enough to soak up those who are unemployed and particularly those who have been unemployed for a long time," said Jeff Joerres, CEO of Manpower.
Average time out of work has hit a record 36.9 weeks from 16.6 weeks at the recession's start.
Many lost factory and construction jobs will never return, leaving those workers ill-equipped for jobs in faster-growing industries such as health care, information technology and software
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 3:14 PM on Mar. 3, 2011
Answer by UpSheRises at 3:18 PM on Mar. 3, 2011
I think things are creeping back to normal. It's just like losing weight after you have a baby. You didn't put it on overnight and it won't go away overnight either.
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 3:20 PM on Mar. 3, 2011
Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 3:23 PM on Mar. 3, 2011
I live outside of Los Angeles and unless you want to commute there are few jobs and many applicants.
Answer by Friday at 3:28 PM on Mar. 3, 2011
Answer by UpSheRises at 3:33 PM on Mar. 3, 2011
Answer by cdnmom24 at 3:42 PM on Mar. 3, 2011