The booming job market hasn’t hit all markets equally. Even though there are over 5.65 million jobs open in the United States — pretty close to the peak of 5.81 million in April 2019 — trends suggest that hiring may be slowing down and wages might be flattening out.
That may be because some companies have chosen to give up. If you can’t fill a position, or can’t fund a quality applicant for your opening, it might make sense to either wait or find an alternative way to get the work done.
A man gestures to a machine in front of a group of factory workers.More
Manufacturing has seen its growth slow down. Image source: Getty Images.
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That doesn’t mean growth has