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Half of new hires leave for a different job, a food wholesaler says, blaming competition for staff during a labor shortage

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A Brakes' worker unloading a truck.
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A supply chain director told the BBC that half of his firm's new starters left for other jobs.
A labor shortage means competition for workers is fierce in many industries.
Mark Jenkins, of food wholesaler Brakes, said the company had raised wages by up to 20%.
A food wholesaler that has raised wages by up to 20% to attract new staff says that for every two people it hires, only one ends up staying because of competition for workers during a labor shortage. Mark Jenkins, a supply chain and operations director...
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