Workforce Woes: Flash Survey Results
September 9, 2021
In the face of continuing concern over workforce stability, i-SIGMA launched another of its popular Flash Surveys. What follows is a breakdown of member-responses regarding their ability to attract and retain service personnel and their response to vaccination requirements.
Has your firm had any difficulty hiring new employees?
No – We’re not hiring 20%
No – There are many candidates 8%
Yes – Primarily Drivers 29%
Yes – For various positions 41%
Has your firm had any difficulty retaining existing employees?
Yes – For various positions 18%
Yes – Primarily Drivers 11%
Is your firm taking a different approach to attracting new employees?
Has your firm offered any new incentives to retain existing employees?
Has your firm increased wages to retain or attract employees?
Yes, by approx. 5% 23%
Yes, by approx. 10% 40%
Yes, by 20% or more 13%
Has difficulty hiring or retaining employees affected your firm’s ability to serve clients?
Has difficulty hiring or retaining employees kept your firm from pursing new service opportunities?
Have any of your clients required that your firm’s service personnel are vaccinated?
Have you required your service personnel to be vaccinated?