TITLE

Glasgow 2014 Games face skill shortage

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
People Management;7/30/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a warning from Bill Mitchell, head of human resources (HR) for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games organising committee, that recruiting employees for the games in Glasgow, Scotland will be difficult because of problems in persuading talented people to change jobs in the recession. The committee is expected to grow to 800 full-time employees and 15,000 volunteer staff by the time the games start in July 2014.
ACCESSION #
43741230

 

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