Recruitment and selection
- Finding a good crew. // Forest Products Journal;Jan1998, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p5
Focuses on the difficulties experienced by building contractors in the United States in hiring good people. Low percentage of graduates who have skills and attitudes needed by contractors; Lack of career development programs; Wage expectations by job applicants.
- Would good people want to work for you? Schmitt, Joseph // Contractor Magazine;Apr2000, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p14
Offers observations on finding to work in construction industry. Skills needed to get superior people work in the industry; Objective in recruiting; Biggest problem in convincing someone.
- Staff Shortages and Hot Markets Create a Recruiting Feeding Frenzy. Tulacz, Gary J. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;09/13/99, Vol. 243 Issue 11, p57
Deals with the shortage of employees in the United States construction industry. Increase in the salaries of employees; Pressure on wages and salary schedules; Ways to attract and retain employees.
- Skanska plans major recruit. // WET News: Water & Effluent Treatment News;May2014, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p1
The article reports that the global project development construction group Skanska of Great Britain is accelerating its recruitment activity across all its operations to complete major water, rail, building and roads contracts that it won.
- Finding workers. Mader, Robert P. // Contractor Magazine;May2000, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p41
Offers a look at the technique used by contractors in the construction industry in recruiting employees. Biggest recruiting problems of contractors; Importance of the partnerships with schools and community groups; Recruiting techniques suggested by consultant Jim Booth.
- Engineering news. // Roads & Bridges;Apr97, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p20
Reports some news about the United States' construction industry. Inauguration of Edward E. Rinne as director of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); Two principals who was appointed to the firm's board of directors by Freese and Nichols Incorporated; Hiring of William E. Bynum, III...
- Special preferences under new pressure. Bradford, Hazel // ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/12/95, Vol. 234 Issue 23, p8
Reports on the pressures asserted by the affirmative action opponents in the United States. Republican-sponsored legislation to eliminate the program; California Pete Wilson's executive order sharply curtailing race and sex-based preferences; Supreme Court's acceptance of legal challenge to a...
- Recruiting works on always getting one more. Stevens, Matt // Contractor Magazine;Apr2007, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p56
The article provides tips for recruiting construction workers in the U.S. According to the article, contractors may consider recruiting Canadians because they can move in the U.S. freely and most speak English already. It is also noted that the Internet is a powerful tool in finding potential...
- Construction bucks downturn in recruitment. // Contract Journal;1/16/2008, Vol. 441 Issue 6658, p3
The article reports on the resistance of the British construction industry to the trend of a general slowdown in recruitment by creating continuing demand for professionals and trades people. The industry shows increases in demand for permanent and temporary employees, according to data from the...