The Ongoing Impact of the Recession—Recruiting and Skill Gaps

Mar 12, 2013

Two-thirds (66%) of organizations that are currently hiring full-time staff indicated that they are having a difficult time recruiting for specific job openings, an increase from 52% reported in 2011. HR professionals indicated that the top four applied skills gaps for job applicants are critical thinking/problem solving (53%), professionalism/work ethic (46%), written communications (41%) and leadership (38%).

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