Kiwi employers struggle to fill 50% of vacancies, ManpowerGroup says

Tue, 29 May 2012

By Hannah Lynch May 29 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand employers struggled to fill about 50 percent of job vacancies in 2011, with a squeeze on engineers, skilled trade workers and sales representatives, according to ManpowerGroup's latest talent shortage survey. Kiwi employers having difficult filling key positions increased 11 percentage points to 48 percent last year. That's well above the global average of 34 percent and Asia-Pacific's average of 45 percent. Japanese employers experienced the most difficulty on 81 percent, while Chinese emp...

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