Top issues preventing retailers from finding suitable staff in Canada 2015

What is your greatest barrier to finding suitable candidates?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 17, 2015
Top issues preventing retailers from finding suitable staff in Canada 2015 This statistic shows the top issues retailers face when searching for suitable staff in Canada in 2015. During the survey, 21 percent of respondents said that a lack of skills among candidates was their greatest barrier to finding suitable staff, while 12 percent said it was low retail experience among candidates.
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What is your greatest barrier to finding suitable candidates?

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Share of respondents
Ability to offer competitive compensation24%
Lack of required skills among candidates21%
Labour shortage: small rural/regional pool16%
Labour shortage12%
Low retail experience12%
Poor reputation of the retail industry6%
Cost to recruit3%
Ability to offer competitive hours3%
Cultural fit3%
Share of respondents
Ability to offer competitive compensation24%
Lack of required skills among candidates21%
Labour shortage: small rural/regional pool16%
Labour shortage12%
Low retail experience12%
Poor reputation of the retail industry6%
Cost to recruit3%
Ability to offer competitive hours3%
Cultural fit3%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 17, 2015
This statistic shows the top issues retailers face when searching for suitable staff in Canada in 2015. During the survey, 21 percent of respondents said that a lack of skills among candidates was their greatest barrier to finding suitable staff, while 12 percent said it was low retail experience among candidates.
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