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The Ongoing Impact of the Recession—Health Industry


Two-thirds (65%) of organizations in the health industry that were hiring full-time staff reported difficulty recruiting for specific open jobs, an increase from 50% in 2011. The top three reasons given for recruiting difficulty were competition from other employers (39%), the candidates’ pay requirements not matching the hiring organization’s salary or hourly rates (38%), and lack of the right skills among candidates (36%). This report is one of eight industry-level SHRM survey findings that look at skill gaps, recruiting challenges and recruiting strategies for employers in the U.S.

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 The Ongoing Impact of the Recession—Health Industry

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