You may have been hearing conversation about a healthy job market in recent times. Maybe a family member told you that you should have no problem finding a job in today’s market—or that it will be easier for you when you graduate than it was for them.“Contrary to popular belief, there is actually a shortage of talent in larger, more affluent city populations,” says Uma founder and CEO, Rita Kakati Shah. Shah explains that areas with lots of people might run into underemployment as employers cut hours for their existing employees to make room for specific positions. “This is especially true in factories and the trades.”

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