Hiring Difficulties in Minnesota
How prevalent are hiring difficulties in Minnesota? To what extent are skills mismatches responsible for these difficulties? What other factors play a role? How serious a problem are skills mismatches for Minnesota employers?
Findings from the first round of the Hiring Difficulties Study, a telephone survey of employers with recent open positions in occupations that have been identified as potentially experiencing a skills gap, are available below. Stay tuned for more articles and analysis from this ongoing research.
View, download or print the Full Report (25 pages) offering a comprehensive picture of hiring difficulties in nine nursing, engineering and production occupations. Findings are based on 213 telephone employer interviews (75 percent response rate) conducted during fall 2012.
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