Though Job Openings Have Reached Pre-Pandemic Levels, Over Half of Older Jobseekers Remain Long-Term Unemployed
The number of job openings rose above 9.2 million in May, and employers are doing more to attract workers, but over half of older jobseekers are still long-term unemployed.
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