HIRING SKILLS CHALLENGE
42% of resumes companies receive are from candidates who don’t meet skills requirements.
78% of workers would apply for a job if they don’t match all the qualifications.
How open employers are to hiring and training someone who lacks required skills:
|14% Very open|
|70% Somewhat open|
|17% Not open at all|
(Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.)
62% of workers have been offered a job when they didn’t meet all the requirements.
Cities where this has happened most often:
|#2: San Diego|
|#3: Austin, Washington, D.C. (tie)|
Source: Robert Half surveys of more than 300 HR managers and more than 2,800 workers in the United States
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