Poll results: You're hired

Starting at the entry-level, some open positions are harder to fill than others.

The labor shortage is often cited as one of the major challenges facing the hardware and building supply industry. And with unemployment slipping another 0.1 percentage points to 3.5 percent for July, human resources departments are sometimes scrambling for prospects.

It's happening across a variety of positions. And it's happening across industries. 

HBSDealer's latest poll question sought to identify those positions that seem to be most difficult to fill. Here's what we found:

Which hardware-and-building-supply position is most difficult to fill?

Source: HBSDealer poll question. (n=143)

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