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Job openings outpace the unemployed in Maryland and nationwide as workers and employers struggle to match up

March 10, 2023

As a 2019 college graduate, Raquel Ellis thought she’d have plenty of options. Ellis, who earned scholarships to cover tuition, had been assistant editor of Towson University’s literary magazine and hoped to land a business, technical or grant writing job. But dozens of applications have brought little response. Since then, the East Baltimore resident and mother of two daughters has worked at a restaurant, delivered for DoorDash, taught as a substitute and spent months unemployed. For now, she’s working 12-hour night shifts at Amazon’s Broening Highway warehouse. She’s been there a year.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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