Lacks of skills and pay harming recruitment

Tuesday 24 May 2016

The 2016 National Management Salary Survey reveals factors behind ineffective recruitment practices.

UK employers are struggling to recruit the right staff as a result of a lack of suitable skills and poor pay incentives, according to the latest research from CMI and XpertHR.

The 2016 National Management Salary Survey found that more than nine in 10 (91%) of the employers surveyed report that they are facing recruitment problems, up from 89% in 2015 and 79% in 2014.

The main issue cited is the challenge of recruiting people specific skills, identified by 87% of survey respondents, up from 75% a year ago and more than double the 41% of managers from two years ago.

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