The temporary employment agency Manpower, which produces an annual Talent Shortage Survey, found that 30% of employers worldwide are still struggling this year to find qualified job candidates.
The Top 10 hardest job slots to fill in the U.S. are:
- Skilled trade
- Sales reps
- IT Staff
- Machinists and machine operators
These are definitely true. I know several people who have just been hired as teachers and nurses in these past few months despite the recession. And, how many of us have seen the bumper stickers on the back of big rig trucks begging for new drivers?