How to Close the Gap?
Vacant positions and higher turnover is leading to longer hours and lower moral among current employees and is hurting businesses' bottom line. A study conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of CareerBuilder showed employers are currently having trouble finding qualified candidates for open positions. Here are the five area's seeing a talent crunch in the U.S. according to survey:
C-level positions (CEO, CFO etc.)
Information Technology (IT)
Research and Development
The unemployment rate might be sitting at 8.3% but employers across several industries are reporting having a hard time finding qualified workers to fill open positions, and the growing skills-gap is taking a toll on companies.