1. U.S. Business Executives Cite Scarcity of Skilled Personnel as Top Con

    – Business executives maintained their generally upbeat view of prospects for the U.S. economy, and have upgraded expectations for profit and revenue growth over the next 12 months, according to the third-quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey , which polls chief executive officers, chief financial officers, controllers and other certified public accountants in U.S. companies who hold executive and senior management accounting roles.

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    1. One out of five business executives say their company has lost out on top job candidates because of increased competition, and a majority say they're having trouble finding the right candidate to begin with.
    2. For some companies, the scarcity of skilled workers could have an impact on productivity and growth over time.