Which Skills Do Recruiters Say Are Hardest to Find?
There are few topics more buzzed about, and more divisive, in the recruitment industry than the talent shortage. While most recruitment professionals agree it’s an important issue—respondents cited it as the top challenge for 2017 in the 2017 UK Recruitment Trends Report—its exact impact differs depending on the unique circumstances of each recruitment agency.
To determine which industries, roles, and skills were most impacted, recruitment professionals were asked to list the skill shortages they were noticing on the job. Respondents cited hundreds of different skills, but UK recruitment professionals cited these 15 keywords most frequently.
Which Skills Are Hardest to Find?
Not all recruitment professionals felt the same about the talent shortage either. Some hadn’t noticed any impact, and others thought the full impact of the skills shortage was still being understated. Here are some of the most illuminating responses.
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