Savannah Engineering, Inspection and Insurance Company's (SEIIC's) primary recruiting need is for engineering and technical personnel. Over that last two decades, these professions have generally been in high demand and relatively scarce supply. As the HRM manager responsible for recruiting and selecting people in these fields, you have a need to stay abreast of trends that affect the demand and availability of these specialties.
You will investigate these trends and identify steps that you might take to ensure that your company has access to the number and types of people that it needs.
I. Analyze and identify issues in the current business environment that affect demand and supply of engineering and technical personnel.
2. Describe specific measures and techniques that progressive companies are using to recruit and select people with these backgrounds.
Hint: you may want to look at the gender issue when responding to these questions.
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Analyze and identify issues in the current business environment that affect demand and supply of engineering and technical personnel.
When students see there are few positions in a field, the student might change his or her major to a major that has job opportunities. Trends in positions shift by decade. In the 1960s and 1970s secretarial positions were prominent in the marketplace. Today, most managers handle their own calendars and typing and the need for such a position have significantly been lowered. This is no different from engineering trends.
When demand is high, supply is generally low. When supply is high, demand is generally low. The more engineers available, the less costly it will be for the company to obtain an engineer. The fewer engineers available, the more costly it will be for the company to obtain an engineer.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting the following trend, "Employment of engineers is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations over the next decade. Environmental engineers should experience the fastest growth, while ...
The solution analyzes and identifies issues in the current business environment that affect demand and supply of engineering and technical personnel for SEIIC Savanah Engineering Company