Depending on who you ask, the U.S. economy might or might not be on an upswing. But talk to job-seekers, and it’s clear that any recovery still hasn’t been fully reflected in the job market. Job-seekers continue to find a much harder market than they did before the financial crash of 2008.
At U.S. News & World Report today, I talk about eight ways that the economy is still making things tough on workers looking for a new job — including the fact that there are nearly three times as many job-seekers as there are job openings, it’s still pretty tough to change fields, and more. You can read it here.