94% employers cited difficulty in recruiting in 2021 in a recent survey conducted by Fisher Phillips. The study also suggests that there may be a ‘she-cession’ to look at in the future with the women workforce reducing by the day due to family-care responsibilities.
Solutions include a change in work culture, better practices, and more women empowerment. Some emphasized pointers of the study include:
The labor crisis is far-reaching with the following industries facing the most difficulty in recruiting: Hospitality 98% Manufacturing 93% Healthcare 92% Retail 91% Finance & Insurance 91% Automotive 87% Construction 84%
More women have left employment in comparison to men in the following industries: 53% Healthcare 36% Hospitality 36% Finance & Insurance 34% Retail
Unemployment Benefits and Pay was voiced as the main concern for the labor crisis by employers, as they believed employees left for the following reasons: 60% departing for higher pay jobs 58% unemployment benefits earn more than actual working 36% burnout 35% family care 30% increased remote wor
Employers are going above and beyond to retain employees: