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OLYMPIA – Although the state’s unemployment numbers may be slowly declining, the number of open jobs for skilled workers is rising and could double in the next five years, a business group said Wednesday.
A new study by an international consulting firm estimates the state’s businesses have about 25,000 openings for highly skilled workers in computer sciences, engineering and health care that don’t have people to fill them, Steve Mullin of the Washington Roundtable said. . .