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The engineering and construction industry is failing to recruit and retain young professionals, and the problem is expected to worsen unless action is taken. Much research has been performed in recruiting and maintaining the skilled workforce, yet recruiting and retaining lead...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-200 2/7/2016 6:13:57 AM
When will our nation invest the resources required to rebuild its construction workforce? Our ability to build and maintain our infrastructure system, once the best in the world, has eroded. We are still a world leader in developing technological innovations, but the workforce...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-335 7/10/2018 2:13:34 PM
Labor productivity, craft training, and the declining number of entrants into construction crafts present critical challenges for the construction industry.@This research report examines the effect of various labor utilization strategies for a multi-skilled workforce.@The work...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-137 2/7/2016 6:11:53 AM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/human-resource-management/topics/rt-200#presentation147 6/30/2004 12:00:00 AM
The construction industry is challenged with attracting and retaining qualified workers. Of contractors surveyed for this research, 70% are experiencing shortages of workers nationwide, with some locations reporting turnovers of 400%. Therefore, a work force has turned over fo...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-135 2/7/2016 6:11:47 AM
The initial objective of RT-14 (which includes products from Task Force 85-14: @Education and Training) was to capture benchmarks on then-current and near-future needs for education and training in construction.@Their foundational report was released in 1990,@@Acquisition of S...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-014a 6/6/2016 1:51:45 PM
The objective of CII Research Team (RT) 281 was to investigate @the skill set that will be required by the project manager of the future.@ The research found that the duties and responsibilities of construction project managers (PMs) are currently undergoing a significant shif...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-281 2/7/2016 6:17:43 AM
Electronic Data Management (EDM) for the purposes of this research focuses on the implementation of information management technologies and work processes to support the capital project delivery process. The specific EDM technologies referenced in this Topic Summary includes r...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-020 2/7/2016 6:09:24 AM