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Human resources are the most valuable aspect of any effort to upgrade productivity and quality control. Therefore, to attain the goal of more and better construction for the money, it is necessary to upgrade the supply and preparedness of human operatives at all levels.@The CI...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Professional-Development/topics/RT-014b 2/7/2016 6:09:08 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 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 construction industry@s skilled worker pool continues to shrink. The decreasing number of young people entering the work force and the failure to recruit from non-traditional labor pools both contribute to this troublesome trend. Over the past thirty years, real wages of c...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-182 2/7/2016 6:13:27 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
Cost estimating is a critical function for successful capital or maintenance projects, and reliable estimates depend heavily on the competency of cost estimators. Owners depend on accurate data to make business decisions, which can heavily impact the profitability of the compa...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-253 2/7/2016 6:16:32 AM
As the Baby Boomer generation nears the traditional retirement age of 65, organizations in most industries are finding themselves facing a potential mass exodus of their most senior and experienced employees; the situation in the capital projects industry is no exception.@As o...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Professional-Development/topics/RT-292 4/25/2016 1:42:55 PM
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