With a Burgeoning Backlog, PCL Puts Up 'Now Hiring' Sign

Korman, Richard
April 2006
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/10/2006, Vol. 256 Issue 14, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the hiring spree going on at Canada-based PCL Construction Group Inc. In 2005, PCL picked up 552 new hires, which represents 26.7% of its total salaried staff. In 2002, PCL only hired 182 people, which accounted for 11.2% of its staff at the time. In 2006, PCL expects to take on at least as many people as it did in 2005. While PCL occasionally has sought to increase its market share through acquisitions, that is, picking up an industrial and a power-market contractor in recent years, its preferred path to growth is to hire new staff. The company's favorite targets are recent graduates.


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