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Document Number: 9501

Driving Innovation from the Middle: Middle-Skill Jobs in the American South's Economy - Fifty-one percent of jobs in the American South require “middle-skills” – such as medical technicians or computers support workers. The region has a shortage of people able to fill the positions. Highly skilled jobs make up 29 percent of the market and low-skill jobs make up 20 percent. The South is finding it difficult to fill these positions even when four-year graduates face difficulty finding a job and paying off their student loans. (Rachel Unruh, National Skills Coalition, August 2011)...


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