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Reposted from: Four Ways Small Businesses Can Recruit Top Talent – by Ritika Puri at Forbes.com

Hiring managers know that top talent is hard to find. To the casual observer, this statement might be surprising given the chronically stagnant 7 percent U.S. unemployment rate.

Experts at Deloitte call this problem a “talent paradox”—meaning that even with a surplus of job seekers, companies are struggling to attract and retain the talent they need.

For small businesses, recruiting is a major pain point. After all, they’re competing with giants like Google, which offer perks such as on-site doctors, ball pits, company-sponsored ski trips, and vending machines with tech freebies. It’s to be expected that 60 percent of small business owners and managers say finding skilled workers is their company’s greatest challenge. (more…)