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That's easy. They don't want to. Some jobs don't pay enough.



https://www.vox.com/recode/22673353/unemployment-job-search-...


This was an interesting article about the current employment problem.

For some of the jobs available, people don’t have the right skills, or at least the skills employers say they’re looking for. Other jobs are undesirable — they offer bad pay or an unpredictable schedule, or just don’t feel worth it to unemployed workers, many of whom are rethinking their priorities. In some cases, there are a host of perfectly acceptable candidates and jobs out there, but for a multitude of reasons, they’re just not being matched.


Tim Brackney, president and COO of management consulting firm RGP, refers to the current situation as the “great mismatch.” That mismatch refers to a number of things, including desires, experience, and skills. And part of the reason is that the skills necessary for a given job are changing faster than ever, as companies more frequently adopt new software.


I also think companies are being WAY WAY picky, looking for Employee Charming, that perfect candidate that only exists on paper. I know that’s happening at my company.
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