job market

A hot US job market is coaxing people in from the sidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) - A surprisingly strong burst of job growth over the past year has led many economists to wonder: Where are all the workers coming from?As recently as last spring, analysts had worried that hiring would slow as the pool of unemployed shrank. Many employers have complained for years that they could no longer find enough people to fill their open jobs.Turns out they were both wrong.