TITLE

Be Leaders in Ethical Hiring of Immigrants

AUTHOR(S)
Triplett, Tim
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Metal Center News;May2006, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the need for ethical hiring of immigrants in the U.S. metal industry. According to economist Pia Orrenius of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas despite the influx of thousands of newcomers each year, the strong U.S. economy has been able to absorb them and put them to work. Concerns that cheap foreign workers will dampen wage rates for Americans appear largely unfounded. Most jobs in metal production and processing tend to require greater skills and training, and thus individuals with a better educational background. As an employer, one has an opportunity to be part of the solution rather than part of the problem, and show some leadership by adhering to ethical hiring practices of hiring immigrant workers.
ACCESSION #
21005076

 

Related Articles

  • HVACR Workforce Issues Heat Up.  // Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;12/25/2006, Vol. 229 Issue 17, p12 

    The article reports that the shortage of skilled worker in the U.S. has also affected the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning sector in the country. Employers are looking into new labor pools, such as immigrants, to cope up with their struggle in hiring, training, and retaining qualified...

  • Help Wanted: Finding the Right IT Worker. Davis, Michelle R. // Digital Directions;Sep2008, p8 

    The article offers tips on hiring the right information technology (IT) worker. Evaluate whether a bachelor's degree is a priority for the position or whether certifications in various computer specialties are equally or more important. If a district is having trouble finding qualified...

  • It's All About Your People. Brooks, Bill // Sales & Service Excellence Essentials;May2005, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p6 

    Discusses ways to ensure that sales and service people perform at their best. Factors to consider in hiring; Kind of training that should be provided to employees; Importance of creativity in the pay plan.

  • Adapting Training for Other Cultures. Morical, Keith; Benhong Tsai // Training & Development;April92, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p65 

    Discusses the use of adapting training for foreign employees. Background on cultural adaptation; Components of effective cultural adaptation; Benefit of modularization for adapting training. INSET: Tips for Crossing Borders.

  • Expatriate Performance in Overseas Assignments: The Role of Big Five Personality. Raduan Che Rose; Ramalu, Subramaniam Sri; Uli, Jegak; Kumar, Naresh // Asian Social Science;Sep2010, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p104 

    This paper investigates the affects of Big Five personality and its dimensions on expatriate job performance. Based on sample of 332 expatriates working in Malaysia, personality factor found to be a significant determinant of expatriate job performance in international assignments. Specifically,...

  • Expatriate Compensation in Historical Perspective. Reynolds, Calvin // Journal of World Business;Summer97, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p118 

    In 1970, over 80% of the time of international personnel professionals in United States-based multinationals was spent on the management of expatriate assignments. Over 70% was devoted to expatriate compensation (National Foreign Trade Council, 1970). In 1992, the proportion of time devoted to...

  • Training/recruitment.  // People Management;03/20/97, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p7 

    Provides information on various employment training and recruitments in England. Features of the hospital industry's helpline; Cost of Great Manchester Police computer-based training of constables; Business deal between Michael Page and Interim Services; Apprenticeships scheme of the government.

  • Make attitude your goal. O'Connor, Brian // Works Management;Feb2000, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p13 

    Focuses on the importance of hiring for attitude and training for skills. Cumulative effects of mistake made in hiring; Positive can-do approach; Willingness to go the extra mile.

  • Trainability Diagnosis: A Humanistic Approach To Selection. Casey, John J. // Training & Development Journal;Dec84, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p89 

    Examines the role of a trainability diagnosis exercise and basic skills training program in employee selection. Development of evaluation devices; Statistical analysis of participants' results.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics