The big story in staffing this year is the lack of qualified talent.
“We are in a full employment economy, which means there are too many orders and not enough candidates,” said Barry Asin, president of Staffing Industry Analysts headquartered in Mountain View, California. Even industrial and low-skilled positions are tough to fill in the current economy, he said. “It’s a good problem for a staffing agency to have, but it’s still a problem.”
And the current immigration environment will only make things worse, said Vinda Souza, vice president of marketing for Bullhorn, a staffing industry technology firm. Challenges in