Why is it Difficult for Some Workers to Find a Job?

MarketWatch (03/11/24)

The U.S. labor market appears robust overall, with more than three million jobs added in 2023 and the unemployment rate hovering below 4% for two years, a feat last achieved in the 1960s. However, this growth is mainly concentrated in sectors like government, health care, and hospitality, leaving other industries with slower hiring or job losses. While workers in growing sectors enjoy job security and opportunities for advancement, those in other industries face dwindling job prospects and concerns about layoffs.

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