Olympic struggle to get staff
- Get your own Games Makers. CRUSH, PETER; FARAQHER, JO; JEFFERY, ROBERT; KIRTON, HAYLEY; LEWIS, GRACE; SCOTT, ANNA; WALLER, DAVID // People Management;May2014, p25
The article discusses the value of the role of volunteers relating to the volunteer Games Makers to the London 2012 Olympics in England, and suggests their need for a sense of belonging as well as training to hep achieve an organization's goal.
- Drones, Missiles and Gunships, Oh My! Welcome to the 2012 London Olympics. Zirin, Dave // Progressive Populist;6/15/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p21
The article comments on the security apparatus for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England which include about 48,000 security forces, surface-to-air missiles and unmanned drones.
- Security of Shared Purpose. // Credit Union Magazine;Dec2016, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p13
The article profiles risk management specialist Richard Lett, highlighting his career to look after Prince William of England and his participation on the security for the London Olympics in 2012.
- HR's key role in 2012 Olympics. Scott, Anna // People Management;5/17/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p10
The article reports that one of the challenges facing organizers of the London 2012 Olympics in England will be to attract world-class talent. According to Jean Tomlin, human resource (HR) director of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (Locog), his main challenge is making sure...
- An opportunity of Olympic proportions? // Optometry Today;3/23/2012, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p24
The article presents information on how the 2012 London Olympics can help optical practitioners. The Olympics will increase interest in sports and patients may be inspired to take up a sport or increase their performance level in the sports that they already participate in. Patients should be...
- Viewpoint. Glancy, Sharon // Training Journal;Jan2012, p50
The article discusses customer service training in Great Britain, examining the importance of customer service in events including the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the 2015 Rugby World Cup, and the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The author argues that training managers should ensure that...
- A DIAMOND YEAR FOR JOBSEEKERS. Mullen, Rosalind // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;4/13/2012, Vol. 202 Issue 4723, p60
The article presents information on the prospects of aspiring restaurant workers in Great Britain. According to a report, employers will be looking to invest more in training and professional development of their staff. The business expected during the upcoming Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee...
- Best Practices from the Olympic Games. Matthews, Jan // Executive Housekeeping Today;Jun2014, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p14
An interview with Jan Matthews, London 2012 Olympic Games' former head of Catering, Cleaning and Waste, is presented. Topics discussed includes cleaning practices at the Olympic games, importance of training program for employees, impact of cleaning on customers perception and establishing...
- Skills audit plan to ensure Olympics are successful. Berry, Mike; Thomas, Daniel // Personnel Today;2/21/2006, p8
The article reports that the London Development Agency and the Learning and Skills Council have begun a joint research on the skills that workers will need to deliver a successful 2012 Olympic Games in London, England. The research will analyse the skills and training requirements needed to...