The Staffing Challenge


BUSINESS TRENDS

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."

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QUIZ

8 sentences to help you master subject-verb agreement

When professionals prepare written material for readers inside their organization or outside, they should make sure that no errors distract from the message they need to convey. Take this short quiz for practice in subject-verb agreement.