This just in…global consulting firm Accenture released data today referencing a job candidate pool that’s often overlooked.
The majority of the American companies surveyed struggle to fill middle-skills jobs. That is, jobs requiring more education than a high school degree but less than a four-year college diploma.
Human resources executives from 18 different industries participated in the survey and 73 percent revealed an uptick in demand for middle-skill workers over the next two to three years. The main challenge? Per the press release, they typically have to hire workers with more education than required on the job description in order to tap into the caliber of talent they need. Read more