In a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.
The U.S. Department of Labor issues its key monthly jobs report for August Friday morning, but another report today suggests the job market is in something of a holding pattern.
There is good news to report for college graduates on the job front.
A new survey suggests a slightly rosier job picture in Chicago for the second three months of this year.
At last, there is a ray of hope for the job market, and Chicago is in the spotlight.