SME owners issues with job applicants in the U.S. in 2016

The statistic shows the share of small or medium business owners in the U.S. in 2016, that have struggled to find qualified employees due to their various expectations of applicants not being met. The survey revealed that 54 percent of respondents who had experienced difficulties in finding qualified staff cited a lack of education/job experience as a factor in their inability to fill a role.

If you are unable to find qualified staff, which of your expectations do your applicants not meet?

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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.
For this question respondents were able to select multiple answers.

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