Fifty-nine percent of employers report having 1 to 3 jobs at their organization that are difficult to fill, according to a survey by Compensation.BLR.com and HR.BLR.com.
Twenty-seven percent of respondents said they had 4 to 10 difficult-to-fill jobs. More employers said they had in excess of 20 difficult-to-fill jobs (6 percent) than said they had none of them (5 percent). Only two percent of respondents said they had 11 to 20 difficult-to fill jobs.
The survey included 125 respondents.
According to a recent survey by Manpower, Inc., employers reported the following 10 jobs as the most difficult to fill in 2009:
- Skilled/Manual Trades
- Sales Representatives
- IT Staff
- Machinist/Machine Operators.