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Candidate examination Because America’s economy has far more available jobs than workers, companies are changing their recruiting strategies, including lowering educational requirements and increasing telecommuting. (Image: Shutterstock)

Corporate profit may be on the decline in 2019 due, in part, to higher labor costs and slower revenue growth. These are the findings by the Conference Board, which says companies in the U.S. that may experience the biggest losses are those using blue-collar workers, who now command higher pay due to their scarcity.

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