Companies to Hire Despite Labor Challenges

March 3, 2015
| Statistics

Despite the challenges associated with hiring new employees—namely, the lack of qualified candidates (see Fingure 8)—the majority of companies surveyed in a recent Window & Door study report that hiring will continue on last year’s upward trend.

While budget constraints are also noted as a major detriment to employment goals, according to the study, 77 percent of dealers and manufacturers surveyed say they are at least considering, if not planning, to add new staff in 2015 (see Figures 9A and 9B).

Click here for more statistics and analysis on industry employment trends.