Why Employers Can't Fill Jobs When Millions Are Unemployed [Infographic]

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It's one of the strange outcomes of the Great Recession: At a time of high unemployment, when some 12 million Americans are without jobs, some employers are saying that they can't find anyone to hire.

There have been lots of explanations for this, from job candidates' lack of cover letters to employers' inability to sift through the reams of applications. In an attempt to get to the bottom of this, CareerBuilder recently surveyed 1,648 employers and 2,036 job hunters. The results were fascinating -- and reveal a deep disconnect between how employers and job hunters perceive the process.