- A labor shortage is slowing the US economic rebound, but its effects aren’t evenly spread.
- While job openings have skyrocketed, some sectors are seeing little take-up as people return to work.
- Detailed below are the five industries having the hardest time hiring through the economic reopening.
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Various signs point to a historic labor shortage in the US economy. But not all sectors are experiencing the same pain.
What began as a strong recovery for the labor market hit a major snag in the spring: Americans weren’t rushing back to the workforce. Hiring slowed sharply in April and missed expectations again in May. Wage growth soared through both months as employers looked to attract…