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    US firms look inside for hiring

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    There is more evidence that the US economy is recovering, as the latest unemployment figures showed that the jobless rate fell to a four-year low. Among the companies hiring in the US are high-tech firms, reversing the trend of out-sourcing jobs to developing economies - a practice called re-shoring. These firms say that re-shoring makes financial sense, as costs of labour from Asia was rising about 18 percent a year Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from the US state of Illinois.