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Despite record unemployment, employers like Union Pacific railroad struggle to fill skilled positions. Workers with specialized skills are much more likely to find jobs.
  • Mechanical shop operator Michael Rocha, directs a locomotive through a Union Pacific repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Rocha has worked at Union Pacific for ten years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific boilermaker Randy Radossevich tig welds a part for  a locomotive in a UP repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Radossevich has worked at Union Pacific for eight years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific locomotive inspector Juan Schulz looks over a locomotive in a UP repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Schulz has worked at Union Pacific for seventeen years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Thomas Minggia, a journeyman electrician, works in a Union Pacific rail yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Minggia has worked at Union Pacific for eight years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific locomotive inspector Juan Schulz looks over a locomotive in a UP repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Schulz has worked at Union Pacific for seventeen years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Mechanical shop operator Michael Rocha, rides a locomotive through a Union Pacific repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Rocha has worked at Union Pacific for ten years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Mechanical shop operator Michael Rocha, directs a locomotive through a Union Pacific repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Rocha has worked at Union Pacific for ten years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Mechanical shop operator Michael Rocha, directs a locomotive through a Union Pacific repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Rocha has worked at Union Pacific for ten years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Mechanical shop operator Michael Rocha, climbs onto a locomotive in a Union Pacific repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Rocha has worked at Union Pacific for ten years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Mechanical shop operator Michael Rocha, rides a locomotive through a Union Pacific repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Rocha has worked at Union Pacific for ten years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific locomotive inspector Juan Schulz looks over a locomotive in a UP repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Schulz has worked at Union Pacific for seventeen years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific locomotive inspector Juan Schulz looks over a locomotive in a UP repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Schulz has worked at Union Pacific for seventeen years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • A sign at a Union Pacific repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific boilermaker Randy Radossevich tig welds a part for  a locomotive in a UP repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Radossevich has worked at Union Pacific for eight years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific boilermaker Randy Radossevich tig welds a part for  a locomotive in a UP repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Radossevich has worked at Union Pacific for eight years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific boilermaker Randy Radossevich tig welds a part for  a locomotive in a UP repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Radossevich has worked at Union Pacific for eight years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific boilermaker Randy Radossevich tig welds a part for  a locomotive in a UP repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Radossevich has worked at Union Pacific for eight years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific boilermaker Randy Radossevich works in a UP repair yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Radossevich has worked at Union Pacific for eight years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific machinists Nathan Jackson, left, and Derrick Pierce, right, works in a UP maintenance yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Jackson has worked at Union Pacific for six years, while Pierce has five..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific machinists Nathan Jackson, left, and Derrick Pierce, right, works in a UP maintenance yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Jackson has worked at Union Pacific for six years, while Pierce has five..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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  • Union Pacific machinist Derrick Pierce walks through a UP maintenance yard in Roseville, Calif., November 8, 2011. Pierce has worked at Union Pacific for five years..CREDIT: Max Whittaker/Prime for The Wall Street Journal.HIRE
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