Sign Of The Times: Help Wanted

All across the U.S., employers are strapped for workers

In central Florida--home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, EPCOT center, and hotel rooms second in number only to Las Vegas--the unemployment rate is less than 3%. No one is more aware of this than Moira Oliver, director of human resources for the Hyatt Orlando. She has been forced to look as far away as Poland, Hungary, and Ukraine for men and women to make beds and do laundry for $5.85 an hour. In October, she was off to cooking schools in Switzerland and France to persuade students to do internships in Orlando hotel kitchens.

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