Booming services, trade and construction sectors resulting in an influx of non-professional
- Estimated Need for Skilled Workers, 1965-75. Salt, Allan // Monthly Labor Review;Apr66, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p365
Estimates the demand for skilled workers in the United States, for 1965-1975. Employment demand by industry; Projections by occupation; Estimates of the number of job openings for skilled occupations as a result of retirement or death.
- Record demand for Linux skills. // Network World;4/23/2012, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p7
The article reports that demand for Linux skills has increased by 17% in April 2012 based from the career website Dice.com.
- Employment of Women and Demand-Side Forces. Ginther, Donna K.; Juhn, Chinhui // Working Paper Series (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta);May2001, Vol. 2001 Issue 12, p1
Using the 1964-95 March Current Population Surveys and the 1940-90 Census, this paper examines the relationship between female employment growth and changes in labor demand. Specifically, the authors examine whether industrial change and changes in labor demand can account for both the...
- The race for world-class skills requires a more aspirational game plan. Ashworth, Brandon // Personnel Today;2/12/2008, p12
The article presents the author's views on the rising demand for skilled labor in Great Britain. The author observes that the higher skills issue will become unavoidable for many employers in the year 2008. The journal "Leitch Review" estimates that 4.5 million graduates will be needed by 2020....
- Have a rant? Skills shortage. // Personnel Today;11/13/2007, p25
The article comments on the skills shortage among employees in Great Britain. It is stated that the skill shortage is not new in the country and has existed in the past. Many jobs in the past too required some knowledge some skills and the local people didn't have those skills. So the labor was...
- Labor Markets: Recent Developments. // Singapore Country Monitor;Nov2011, p9
The article offers information on the developments in the labor market in Singapore as of 2011. It states that the unemployment rate increased by two-tenths of the percentage point to 2.1% in the second quarter of 2011. It mentions that the economic restructuring in the country reflected the...
- 'What's needed is economically relevant skills' // Finance Week;11/15/2004, p10
Discusses the reconciliation of reputed severe shortages of human skills in South Africa and its economic progress. Exaggeration of the overall situation on the shortage of human skills; Question of just what really are vital economic skills; Attainability of GDP growth with existing skills...
- Labor shortage blunts aerospace growth plans. Wilhelm, Steve // Journal of Business (10756124);9/15/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 19, pA16
Reports on the struggle of various aerospace companies to find skilled machinist in the U.S. Increase in the demand for skilled machinists; Decision of some local schools to relaunch machinist training programs; Lack of interest of students in machinist training program.
- Radical way to close the labor gap. Sowards, Dennis // Contractor Magazine;Sep2006, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p36
The article discusses the shortage in skilled labor market and the solution for it. Although various ways have surfaced to solve the perceived widening of the skilled labor gap such as advertising job openings more, offering more benefits, and training the unskilled, these do not seem to solve...