In this month's episode of  "So What? Who Cares?" Michael and guest economist Ron Hetrick discuss the May 2021 employment numbers and the effect of the labor shortage on the housing market and the fast food industry. While on a beach trip with his family, Michael witnessed what seems to be a significant shift in restoration recruitment. He shares his experience with us here.  Michael and Ron also initiate the debate on modern drug testing in the process of recruitment. Controversial examples are being discussed. Finally, you will discover how the labor landscape is currently evolving due to the pandemic and provoking inland migrations. Where are people moving today and why?

Forbes article on EMSI's "Demographic Drought"

APNews article on Amazon's tests for jobseekers 

The WSJ article on Connecticut hiring bonuses

Bloomberg article on Tech Migration