Alberta business owners finding a talent shortage

CALGARY—Alberta business owners are on the hunt for employees but are discovering that talent is more difficult to find.

BMO Bank of Montreal’s Hiring Outlook Report, released Friday, said Alberta businesses are the most likely to say it’s difficult to attract talented employees (63 per cent). Businesses on the Prairies and in Alberta are most likely to say retaining employees is the most difficult challenge (51 per cent), added the report.

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