Workforce Issues

Source: AWWA Journal, Volume 101 Number 8, August 2009
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The August issue deals with workforce issues. Some of the articles include:

Building and recruiting qualified candidates for water industry jobs

– Cheryl Davis, Susan Bailey, Jennifer Day-Burget, Amy Kiernan Sinclair, Anup Shah, and Catherine Curtis
The first in a series of articles about how the water industry can use information technology to address critical workforce development challenges.

Water and wastewater workforce stats–The case for improving job data
– Neil S. Grigg
Policy changes are needed to ensure uniform statistical reporting of the water and wastewater workforce and to provide useful data for influencing national policies and coordinating utility worker training.

Women’s advancement: One engineering firm’s pathway to leadership
– Meg Ibison and Bob Bailey
CH2M HILL’s Women’s Leadership Initiative makes the most of the company’s long-standing inclusive workplace to accelerate women’s advancement.

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