Almost 40% of Canadian entrepreneurs are already having difficulty finding the workers they need. And there’s no relief in sight for at least a decade.
As a result, some companies are unable to fill customer orders or even have to refuse them. Quality is suffering and competitiveness is declining.
BDC surveyed more than 1,200 entrepreneurs about how a worker shortage is impacting their business. We found affected firms are 65% more likely to be low-growth businesses.
In this study, you will learn about the forces causing shortages and the steps businesses are taking to find and retain workers.
- the hardest hit regions and industries
- indirect costs of labour shortages you may not have considered
- four strategies you can use to find and keep the best people
- inspiring case studies of entrepreneurs who are overcoming a worker shortage
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No time to read the full report? No problem. You’ll also receive a fact sheet with the highlights.