NORTHBROOK, IL — May 3, 2018 — Whenever Cleanfax polls our audience in our Benchmarking Survey Reports, whether carpet cleaning or restoration companies (or others), we always ask about the biggest problems facing you. And inevitably business owners point to staffing problems. Sometimes those problems revolve around staff performance. For others, the problem is losing the best employees to competitors. Still others (many others) say it’s difficult to find qualified workers.

The problem isn’t exclusive to our industry either. Multiple studies show labor issues rising above economic/financial issues as the biggest problem small business owners point to. So, we’re asking you what your staffing situation looks like. Do these statistics on rising staffing problems reflect your company, too?

Take part in the latest poll on your staffing problems here:

What is your company’s biggest staffing problem?

  • Finding qualified applicants, (50%, 30 Votes)
  • I’m happy with my staff. (17%, 10 Votes)
  • Employee productivity, (15%, 9 Votes)
  • Employee turnover, (12%, 7 Votes)
  • Employee honesty, (7%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 60

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Looking for the results of a previous poll? Visit our poll archive. There you can see the results of polls on a wide range of topics, such as how you pay your techs, what’s most important when buying a new truckmount, whether auto dialers work when fishing for new business, and many more.