Over half of UK businesses hire unsuitable staff
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Figures released this month show that 52% of UK businesses are struggling to find the right staff, with half of hires in the last two years failing to fully meet their job specification and a fifth failing to meet it at all.
After surveying 200 line managers, the research found that 74% felt the recruitment industry could better their service recruitment needs, with 46% stating that they felt the recruitment process took too long.
Recruitment was one of the key stressors, with 56% of respondents discussing underperformance as an issue, and 41% stating that they struggle to find staff with the skills to meet their business needs.