8.4M People Seeking Jobs Despite 10M Job Openings Nationwide

Although the current job market looks “like a boom-time situation,” only 235,000 jobs were added in August in part due to the current abundance of job openings not in the same occupations — or same locations — where people worked pre-pandemic.” Further creating an employment crisis is a shifting of where workers want to work — and how, resulting in 8.4 million job seekers despite a total of 10 million job openings throughout the U.S.

Source:    https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/09/04/ten-million-job-openings-labor-shortage/