TITLE

Watch Out

AUTHOR(S)
Forbes, Steve
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;2/12/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on the market and labor demand for watches. He claims that the demand for watches is booming and that the industry is plagued with an acute shortage of watchmakers. As reported by the Watchmakers of Switzerland Training & Educational Program, he notes that there are about 25,000 open positions for qualified watchmakers in the U.S. and overseas, with only 5,000 people able to fill them. He believes becoming a certified watchmaker is no easy task as it involves a two-year intensive training program.
ACCESSION #
24383903

 

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