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Low Unemployment Rate Creates Challenging Conditions

Post Date: 09/10/2018

Unemployment rates in manufacturing, construction and other skilled trades continue to drop across the country. Meanwhile, businesses are growing rapidly, making it difficult to fill open positions. In Texas, unemployment rates are even lower than the national average at 3.5%. Additionally, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 45% of employers cite a skills gap as the reason they have trouble filling roles while another survey conducted by Inc. Magazine reports that 62% of the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies cite finding and retaining talent the primary obstacle to growth.

The current labor market conditions are sending some organizations into a tailspin to fill empty positions. A common solution to this employee crunch is to hire a staffing agency to assist in filling these open positions.

VIP Staffing has been overcoming challenging situations for more than 30 years and continues to provide top-notch talent to clients. “These new labor market obstacles will be no different. We will work twice as hard for however long it takes to find you the perfect fit for your organization,” Andrew Himoff, VIP Staffing Executive Vice President stated.

Whether your organization needs to fill a temporary, temp-to-hire position or direct hire position, VIP Staffing has the experience and resources to fill your open jobs with the right candidate. Contact VIP Staffing today at 1-844-4VIP-JOB (844-484-7562).


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