September 24, 2018

Labour Shortage: Here to Stay

Worker Scarcity in Canada and What Businesses Can Do to Respond

Did you know 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.

In their study you will discover:

  • 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

Read BDC’s free report and fact sheet to find out how to be proactive in solving this issue.