Share of U.S. SME owners who have had difficulties finding qualified employees 2016

The statistic shows the share of small or medium business owners in the U.S. that have struggled to find qualified employees as of 2016. The survey revealed that 36 percent of respondents had very often experienced difficulties in their search for employees.

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Source

Release date

October 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 5 to 7, 2016

Number of respondents

100 respondents

Special properties

Owners of small and medium sized enterprises with at least 1 employee

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Small to medium businesses are defined as those having less than 500 employees.

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