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Local employers already were struggling to find enough qualified candidates for jobs when the pandemic disruption accelerated the shortage to a critical level.  

The crippling results were evident throughout the business world and in our daily lives. Slowed production, scarce household goods, long waits for new orders and repairs, and lost income are among the costly reverberations.  

While our overall economy and many individual households across the income spectrum are still experiencing the impacts, the hardest-hit group of workers are low-income Floridians with the least education.

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Closing the gap between employers with vacant jobs and job seekers depends on more workers acquiring education beyond high school so they are equipped with skills that can land them a decent-paying job and prepare them to be more resilient in economic disruptions.  



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