Skills Gap Grows Ever Wider As Recovery Slogs On

Lack of qualified job applicants
Lack of qualified job applicants

It may be difficult to believe, but during this period of stubbornly high unemployment, many jobs are going unfilled because of a lack of qualified applicants.

More than half of companies surveyed report challenges in finding candidates with the right skills, according to a recent report cited in an Op-Ed last week in The Wall Street Journal.