"However, most of the employers—56%—say unfilled jobs are likely to have little or on no impact on customers and investors. That is up from 36% who said so a year ago.
Talent shortages persist despite high unemployment in many economies, especially among young people. Employers are more comfortable conducting business in an environment of talent shortages and remain reluctant to add workers while memories of recession are fresh, according to Manpower."
-- I've said it a hundred times, and I'll say it again: Energy is now too expensive to maintain and expand the base of skilled workers and engineers needed to keep industrial/technological civilization going at this huge scale. It's all downhill from here. -- Rice Farmer