US job openings near record-high 11M for October
Granthshala Business’s “How America Works” host Mike Rowe reacted to reports that revealed 11 million jobs were open in the United States, warning that the workforce at “Warney & Company” was “wildly out of balance”. It is possible. Wednesday.
“We have to do more persuasive work to make the case for the opportunities that exist,” Rowe told Granthshala Business’s Stuart Varney. “And if we don’t, we’ll have a workforce that’s wildly out of balance on its own.”
According to the Labor Department’s latest job openings and labor turnover survey, the number of jobs open nearly hit a record-high in October, as reported in July.
Rowe argues that the numbers send a “fundamental” message to Americans.
employment opportunities at record level in october due to labor shortage
“One of the things we’re not in charge of, we can control, is the definition of a good job,” Rowe said. “When we upvote some jobs, we can’t help but deem others. When we deem some occupations essential, we can’t help but see others as essentially unnecessary. Huh.”
Rowe pointed out that the language and perception of particular industries play a large role in attracting workers.
“Let’s tackle some of the stigma, some of the stereotypes, myths and misconceptions that currently prevent people from pursuing open positions,” he said.
The areas of work that are “under attack,” Rowe said, are the same essential industries that are desperate for applicants.
“Oil, fossil fuels, lumber, salt, steel,” Rowe listed, “these are extremely important to us and every single one of those industries right now, never before has the recruitment crisis been so deep.”
While Rowe acknowledges that some politicians may argue that wages are not enough, and others say that the American workforce is becoming lazy, he ultimately argues that we need to interrupt job stigmas and stereotypes. should meet.
“It’s a position of honor and the job in question,” Rowe said.
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Rowe said his non-profit organization, the MicrowaveWorks Foundation, is home to thousands of testimonies from people who are thriving by doing smart things. And Difficult.
“We have 1,400 examples of people we’ve helped who have literally learned a skill that is in demand and got rich,” Rowe said. “So I think part of what we have to do to get this ship rolling is to tell their stories.”