Determinants of skill gaps in the workplace and recruitment difficulties in Canada

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Using data from the Survey of Employers on Workers’ Skills, the paper examines the link between firm characteristics and the prevalence of skills gaps in the workplace and recruitment difficulties in Canada.

Issue Number: 2022002
Author(s): Fissuh, Eyob; Gbenyo, Kodzo-Kuma; Ogilvie, Andrew
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HTMLNovember 4, 2022
  • Correction: November 15, 2022

    Minor correction was made to the third sentence in paragraph seven of the “Results of the skills gaps model” section. The percentage point estimate has changed from 23 to 22 to align it with the marginal effects reported in Table 1. Corrections were made to row 4 and row 5 of the variable names under “Occupational composition of workforce” in Table 1. The variable name “Basic _jobs” has been replaced by “Jobs requiring high school education or on-the-job training” and “Jobs requiring high school education and on-the-job training” by “Share of full-time permanent employees”. These changes affect only the English HTML file.

PDFNovember 4, 2022
  • Correction: November 15, 2022

    Minor correction was made to the third sentence in paragraph seven of the “Results of the skills gaps model” section. The percentage point estimate has changed from 23 to 22 to align it with the marginal effects reported in Table 1. Corrections were made to row 4 and row 5 of the variable names under “Occupational composition of workforce” in Table 1. The variable name “Basic _jobs” has been replaced by “Jobs requiring high school education or on-the-job training” and “Jobs requiring high school education and on-the-job training” by “Share of full-time permanent employees”. These changes affect only the English HTML file.

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