Four in 10 American employers are struggling to fill open positions. Our goal is to help the job seeker better understand the current job-market landscape…so they can better align their job search plan, let’s review these top, yet hard-to-fill, areas for employers!
For the fifth consecutive year, the jobs that are hardest to fill fall into the category of skilled trades, which covers manufacturing, construction and other positions that require professional training or apprenticeship. This category includes plumbers, electricians, carpenters and brickalyers. Laborers, on the other hand, are defined by Manpower as workers who possess few specialized skills.