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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