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New Study Shows Gap Between Expansive Job Opportunities and Qualified Candidates in the Spa Industry

Posted: September 18, 2012

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Ellis added the research makes it clear that in an economy where job creation has been such a challenge, trumpeting employment opportunities in the spa sector should be a high priority.

“While the growth in our industry is clearly good news, we must work together to meet the challenges created by this increasing demand and shortage of supply,” says Ellis. “And a lack of qualified spa managers is just the tip of the iceberg; we are also seeing a tremendous need for trained therapists and technicians.”

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*The report analysis and recommendations were based on primary and secondary research conducted by SRI International from December 2011 to May 2012.

**Industry estimates based on a review of global growth trends since the release of the GSWS/SRI “Global Spa Economy 2007 Report.”