U.S. Jobs Come Roaring Back, Surprising Employers and Economists

Bloomberg, Apr. 6, 2021–Michael Sasso, Leslie Patton
A resurgent job market is creating more opportunities at a faster clip than many economists and employers expected. What’s more, too few people are applying for positions that are reopening, and that’s setting up a battle for talent. Restaurants and hotels are raising wages, offering bonuses for worker referrals or luring people from other states to cope with the shortage.