Edward Fleischman, Chairman and CEO of The Execu|Search Group, was featured in a recent article discussing the firm’s 2014 Regional Hiring Outlook whitepaper published on Forbes.
In the article, Who’s Hiring Now (And How To Surmount The Growing Skills Gaps In 2014), written by Cheryl Conner, Edward made note of several employment trends including the skills gap affecting the healthcare and financial services sectors. “With each new federal mandate, companies need additional specialized employees to keep their business compliant or drive their companies forward,” he commented. In response to the skills gap, employers in some industries are raising wages to attract talent and/or putting greater emphasis on soft skills when hiring.
You can read the rest of the article and view an infographic based on The Execu|Search’s 2014 Regional Hiring Outlook, here.