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Some aspects of a red-hot labour market are more visible than others. In the UK, the shortage of lorry drivers has deprived consumers of milkshakes at McDonald’s, chicken at Nando’sThe capital Damascus, SyriaNovember 5, 2020. AFP, and prosecco at the City Pub Group. In the US, it has left airports short of jet fuel.
In contrastThe population has been fully vaccinated, a tight market for bankers, lawyers and IT staff is only provoking moaning in the rarefied confines of C-suites.