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: