If you’re in one of these four industries, you can expect to be busy filling a lot of key positions this year.
New research from CareerBuilder says that hiring managers in industries that rely on high-skilled workers are most concerned about a potential talent exodus. The hot spots:
- Information Technology: 54% of hiring managers surveyed said they were concerned about top workers leaving this year
- Financial Services: 49%
- Manufacturing: 48%, and
- Health Care: 45%.
What are hiring managers most worried about? Here’s a rundown:
- Being able to retain top talent: 35%
- Being able to provide competitive compensation: 35%
- Worker burnout: 32%
- Maintaining productivity levels: 29%
- Being able to provide upward mobility: 26%
- Finding high-skilled applicants: 24%, and
- Having an adequate recruiting budget: 13%.
Overall, forty-three percent of hiring managers and human resource managers are concerned top workers will leave this year, the CareerBuilder survey said.
A third (34 percent) of human resource managers saw an increase in voluntary turnover in 2011.
The national survey, conducted by Harris Interactive, included more than 3,000 hiring managers and HR pros and more than 7,700 full-time workers.