Filling STEM jobs continues to post a challenge for employers


STEM-jobsThe difficulty of filling STEM jobs is a challenge, and it's going to get worse. That's the assessment of a report published in early July.

Across a range of industries and occupations, job postings for science, technology, engineering or math openings are being advertised on employers' web pages far longer than for non-STEM jobs, the new Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program study finds.

"That's 100 percent correct," said Cynthia Smith, recruitment manager at the University of Kansas Hospital. "It's never been easy to...

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