News & analysis
- News & analysis. // People Management;02/06/97, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p13
Reports that advertisements in most of the large-circulation tabloids in Britain formed part of the recruitment campaign by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). Purpose of the campaign; Coverage of the campaign.
- 49.5%. // BRW;5/15/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p13
The article reports that Internet job advertising in the construction industry has grown by 49.5 percent for the 12 months ended April 2008.
- Write Effective ads to recruit managers. Craig, H. Kent // Contractor Magazine;Jan2001, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p34
Presents suggestions to a contractor on how to create an effective help wanted advertisement to search for a project manager.
- The dos and don'ts of advertising. Goodwyn, Edward // Contract Journal;9/12/2007, Vol. 440 Issue 6641, p28
The article explores the common job advertising issues that all employers in the British construction industry should address. In an increasingly litigious age, the article emphasizes the importance of taking care when publishing job advertisements. It adds that it is all too easy to...
- Spotlight on â€¦ creative recruitment. Bentley, Ross // Personnel Today;5/9/2006, p37
The article discusses issues related to the recruitment of employees in the construction industry in Great Britain. In an attempt to persuade more school leavers, especially young women, to consider a career in construction, Construction Skills, the skills sector council for the industry, has...
- ConstructionSkills launches TV recruitment drive. // Contract Journal;4/5/2006, Vol. 432 Issue 6569, p33
The article reports on the launch of the Â£1 million recruitment campaign of ConstructionSkills on Channel 4 in Great Britain on April 3, 2006 which shows young people how rewarding construction can be. According to ConstructionSkills spokesman Paul Sykes, they need to reach young people...
- Road builders take a new path. Ross, Emily // BRW;2/24/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p66
Focuses on the novel recruitment strategy used by Thiess-John Holland, the joint-venture company with a contract to build the Mitcham-Frankston tollway in Melbourne, Victoria. Low unemployment in the construction industry; Use of a two-phase series of radio advertisements that is backed up with...
- Cost of advertising is the tip of the iceberg. // New Hampshire Business Review;3/29/96, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p23A
Reports on costs of job advertising which includes the productivity of clerical, secretarial support and the cost of the ad in the newspaper or magazine. Reduced productivity of the hiring manager due to distraction; Fee based on a percentage of the applicant's starting salary.
- Experienced jobseekers benefit most from want ads? // Occupational Outlook Quarterly;Winter96/97, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p31
Presents an evidence of a survey of employees on their hiring practices conducted by the University of Iowa researchers with the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Several sources of experienced workers; How employers rated various experienced workers sources.