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Gravenhurst Employers Struggling for Employees

Posted: 2021-08-30 10:11:27 By: Daniel

Gravenhurst employers are struggling to find employees.

According to Janet Hanesworth, site coordinator at Employment North Gravenhurst, there are plenty of jobs available but employers are having trouble filling the positions. The regular labour market constants such as employees leaving for maternity leave or retirement remain, but on top of that many of the available jobs are either part-time or seasonal.

The state of the housing market doesn’t help either, and Hanesworth adds that many of her office’s clients are homeless, saying “It's hard to go to work upbeat and learn things and take time on the weekend to upgrade your skills and stuff when you're living in a motel.”