Just under 9 million Americans are classified as unemployed. More than double that amount are either stuck in part-time jobs or say they want a job but have given up actively looking. The three groups combined added up to 18.2 million people in October. The figures raises the question, “How effective of a job are we doing as a country in matching up opportunities and job-seekers?” Mr. Weiner said.
Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at 5 Ways LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Tracks the Job Market – WSJ.