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Unemployment may still be high because companies aren’t hiring, but one sector is the exception: Firms specializing in high-tech manufacturing are begging for workers because skilled labor simply isn’t there. According to a recent New York Times article, factory owners have been steadily adding jobs since the beginning of the year and would love to hire more, but can’t fill many openings because there’s a mismatch between the kind of skilled workers they need and the applicants out there.

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