Anne Knowles
Northern Nevada Business Weekly

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February 24, 2013
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Employers battle spot shortages of workers

Despite record unemployment in the Silver State, a handful of diverse jobs remain difficult to fill in Northern Nevada. Information technology workers, accounting and finance professionals, computer numerical control (CNC) machine operators and registered nurses and other medical personnel are all in short supply, according to area employers and staffing services.

The reasons for the shortages appear to be as wide-ranging as the job titles, from simple skills deficits and training programs that can't keep up with demand to employers who may overestimate their leverage in tighter segments of the labor market.

"Two positions we are experiencing a lot of …

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