Economists are projecting a labor shortage soon

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    Job Market Showing Gradual Improvement, According to Quarterly Job Forecast from CareerBuilder and USA TODAY - CareerBuilder

    Hiring By Region in Q2 2010 Companies in both the Northeast and the West are tracking above the national average of employers who said they plan to hire in the second quarter. One- quarter of employers in the Northeast (26 percent) and West (25 percent) said they plan to add full-time workers in the second quarter compared to 21 percent in the South and 20 percent in the Midwest.

    While plans to decrease headcount in the second quarter are down from 2009 averages across all regions, 10 percent of employers in the Northeast plan to trim staff levels followed by 8 percent in the Midwest, and 7 percent in both the South and West.

    NABE Industry Survey Summary- January 2010

    Industry demand increased for a third consecutive quarter. Fifty-seven percent (57%) of April survey respondents reported rising demand versus only 6 percent reporting falling demand as the NRI jumped to its highest level in more than four years to 51. All four major industry sectors experienced strong demand growth.

    Recovery Reaching More U.S. Metro Areas

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    All but two of the U.S. metro areas not yet in recovery are experiencing moderating recessions; that is, the pace of decline is decelerating. Of the two exceptions, Jacksonville NC has moved into an expansion phase—a large military presence helped the area avoid the worst of the national downturn—while Laredo TX remains in recession, showing significant job losses over the past year.
     
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    May be time to start dusting off those old text books.
     
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    If you post good news about economics, it's DOA.
     
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    Pretty much. The US should experience a scare this year anyhow which is why everyone is focused on the EU and Far East with Mexico also a concern.
     

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