American Job Openings Now Outnumber the Jobless
The U.S. had more job openings this spring than unemployed Americans. For the first time since such record-keeping began in 2000, the number of available positions exceeded the number of job seekers, the Labor Department said Tuesday, a shift that is rippling across the economy and affecting the behavior of employers and workers.
Making (and Building, and Digging Up) Stuff Is Back in Fashion - Bloomberg
The U.S. economy's long-running shift to services takes a pause. The U.S. job market is not in the midst of some kind of major shift back to mining, construction and manufacturing.