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The Ongoing Impact of the Recession—Construction, Mining, Oil and Gas Industry 
 

Publication date 
9/25/2013   
 
 
Three-quarters (74%) of organizations in the construction, mining, oil and gas industry that were hiring full-time staff reported difficulty recruiting for specific open jobs, an increase from 51% in 2011. The top three reasons given for recruiting difficulty were lack of the right skills among candidates (52%), lack of the right work experience (44%), and competition from other employers (40%). This report is one of eight industry-level SHRM survey findings that look at skill gaps, recruiting challenges and recruiting strategies for employers in the U.S.

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