Q4 2017 HIRING MARKET
Unemployment rates for many administrative jobs are below the national rate, making it challenging for companies to hire these professionals.
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE JOBS
Human resources assistants: 2.4%
Secretaries and administrative assistants: 2.8%
Office clerks: 3.0%
Administrative service managers: 3.7%
Customer service representatives: 3.8%
National unemployment rate: 4.1%
MANAGERS HAVE A HARD TIME WITH HIRING
49% of small and midsize business owners said most hiring managers underestimate the complexity of the hiring process.
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Sources: U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics; Robert Half survey of more than 1,000 business owners and human resources managers in the United States at companies with 1 to 499 employees
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