Tight HDD labor market causes hiring headaches
- Invasion of the body snatchers. Leder, Michelle // Crain's New York Business;09/06/99, Vol. 15 Issue 36, p19
Focuses on out-of-state economic development officials' efforts to lure skilled workers out of New York State. Iowa governor Thomas Vilsack's dinner with Iowan residents; Michigan officials' initiative to get some of the state's former residents to return home; Pennsylvania officials' mass...
- IT training is the rising star. Baker, Paddy // Works Management;Aug2000, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p34
Focuses on indications of a labor market shortage for skilled employees in Great Britain according to the 2000 Works Management Training and HR Survey. Employment areas showing significant shortage; Methods of training and apprenticeship program needed to address the shortage.
- An old problem comes back. // Northern New Jersey Business;4/19/95, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p12
Editorial. Comments on the shortage of skilled labor in the state of New Jersey. Changes made by the state government; Need to look at the state's training programs.
- How to avoid drowning in a shallow labor pool. Moore, Anne // Crain's Small Business -- Chicago Edition;Dec96/Jan97, Vol. 4 Issue 10, pSR6
Reports that in Chicago, Illinois employers are facing the reality of a tight labor market and finding it hard to get skilled workers. What small business owners can explain to prospective employees; How advocates of education reform urge businesses to reconnect with students.
- Labor study focuses on N.H. North Country. Ward, Elizabeth // New Hampshire Business Review;08/13/99, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p8a
Reports on a study focusing on the labor market in New Hampshire. Overabundance of jobs due to shortage of skilled workers; Design of study called the Labor Utilization Study aimed at identifying labor shortages and skill deficiencies.
- Measuring low skills in Europe: how useful is the ISCED framework? Steedman, Hilary; McIntosh, Steven // Oxford Economic Papers;Jul2001, Vol. 53 Issue 3
This paper aims to find a suitable definition of a low skilled worker, that can be applied in a consistent way across the various countries of the European Union. The International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) is identified as the most suitable means of measuring skills over time...
- Employment periods stretch, says survey. // Personnel Today;5/14/2002, p47
Reports on the longer periods of employment by workers in Great Britain. Increase on the average job tenure of employees; Stability of jobs for administrative occupations; Reduction of jobs on skilled and routine manual occupations.
- Returns to education in the Irish youth labour market. Barrett, Alan; Callan, Tim; Nolan, Brian // Journal of Population Economics;Jun1999, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p313
Using data from two large-scale household surveys in 1987 and 1994, we estimate wage equations which show substantial increases in returns to university education for young Irish workers over the period, despite the exceptional increase in numbers with these qualifications. Returns to non-degree...
- Refugee skills ignored in the search for talent. Taylor, Chris // People Management;2/8/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p11
Reveals that skills of refugees in Great Britain are being ignored by employers. Factors which caused the skills of refugees to depreciate; Information on the UK Refugee Doctors' Initiative; Where to obtain information about qualification and relevant experience on refugees. INSET: Speculate...