In a new survey from global outplacement and executive and business coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., 70% of employers reported they are having trouble finding applicants with the necessary qualifications. To attract talent, the majority of companies surveyed are offering flexible schedules or time-off benefits.
The survey was conducted over three weeks in May and June among 150 human resources professionals at companies of various sizes and industries nationwide.
In the survey, 61% of respondents indicated they offer some sort of flexible work option to attract talent. Of those, 91% reported they offer flexible scheduling, while 62% offer remote work options.