How HR made a difference at work

Galpin, Jeremy
June 2010
People Management;6/3/2010, p30
The author discusses the project management academy that was established by construction firm, Costain, with an aim to resolve the shortage of project managers in their company. The author cites the results of the survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Building in 2009, which showed that 77% of industry players claimed that there was a skills shortage in the sector. The author also describes the development centre that they established to test how the trainees perform under pressure as leaders.


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