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Labor Shortage in Illinois

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More than 95% of people in the Chicago area have jobs.
 
That is good news—but, it turns out, not completely. 
 
Crain’s Chicago Business is reporting this week that the high employment rate has made it hard for employers to grow their businesses.
 
Employers are finding creative ways to keep people on—and be desirable enough to recruit more potential workers.
 
John Challenger is CEO of employment consulting firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas, and he's here to talk about this some more.

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