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Worker training needed for jobs


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 24, 2012

~~<p>First, the good news: Recruiters from 180 companies and government agencies were at last week's Job Quest job fair, the strongest employer turnout at the thrice-annual event in four years. And they actually had jobs to offer, a solid indication of a recovering economy.</p>
<p>Now, the bad news: Increasingly, the job applicants are falling short of the skills needed for the openings, due to lack of necessary training or experience.</p>
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First, the good news: Recruiters from 180 companies and government agencies were at last week's Job Quest job fair, the strongest employer turnout at the thrice-annual event in four years. And they actually had jobs to offer, a solid indication of a recovering economy.

Now, the bad news: Increasingly, the job applicants are falling short of the skills needed for the openings, due to lack of necessary training or experience. Login for more...



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