An absurd number of jobs around the world are going unfilled

Amy X. Wang, Quartz, Jan 20, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes

According to this article, which cites an analysis released yesterday, "companies’ across-the-board hiring difficulties also indicate the existence of a clear mismatch between employers and job seekers." This is a global phenomenon, but some countries are recruiting internationally to fill vacancies, while others tend to lose people to this recruiting. But it's not just migration. "Wage inequality, education, and new forms of work like the gig economy and part-time arrangements all play a role. "

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