The Ongoing Impact of the Recession—Finance Industry


September 25, 2013

Two-thirds (66%) of organizations in the finance industry that were hiring full-time staff reported difficulty recruiting for specific open jobs, an increase from 49% in 2011. The top three reasons given for recruiting difficulty were lack of the right skills among candidates (55%), lack of the right work experience (50%), and the candidates’ pay requirements not matching the hiring organization’s salary or hourly rates (38%). 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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