This is according to a survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals.
Pertaining to more general hiring difficulties, hiring managers worry about increased competition in the job market (35%), available talent pool not matching the company’s needs (29%), reaching diverse candidates (23%) and difficulty assessing candidates’ skills during the hiring process (23%).
But as to what is causing these decision makers to lose sleep, 3 in 10 say the labor shortage continuing (29%), increases in employee turnover (28%), increased demand from candidates for better benefits in order to accept a job offer (27%) and an inability to fill open positions (27%) are among those late-night fears.
“If we don’t get inflation under control and wages continue to rise, we will eventually see a lot of businesses fold,” he said.
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