Survey: Employers Say Half Of Job Openings "Difficult To Fill"

By Jim McCoy Wed 18th June Newseconomyjobs
Businesses in Oregon say that 48 percent of their job openings were difficult to fill. Among the most common reasons for their challenges came from having a lack of qualified candidates, for the job had unfavorable working conditions, or in some cases, there were just an overall lack of applicants. The most difficult jobs to fill required post-secondary training and they tended to be higher paying jobs. Smaller employers also had a tougher time filling job vacancies, and employers in Northwest Oregon, the Willamette Valley and Eastern Oregon had the greatest challenges finding people to hire.

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