Sort out the skills shortage

July 2001
Cabinet Maker;7/27/2001, Issue 5248, p11
Trade Publication
Tackles the factors that should be considered by furniture retailers prior to launching a training program for their employees. Components of a good training program; Need to identify the staffing needs of the store; Advise on identifying staff members who will undergo training.


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