Recruiting quality people has become a much more difficult task due to a strong labor market. When asked what their biggest short-term staffing hurdle was, accounting and financial professionals said:
Locating experienced people to fill open positions (42%)
Upgrading weak links in the staff (29%)
Retaining talent (20%)
Getting qualified candidates to accept job offers (9%)
Source: "2006 Ajilon Workplace Staffing and Workplace Trends Survey."