Got a Recruitment Strategy?

first_imgDoes your organization offer unique benefits or have a strategy to attract quality caregivers or keep good employees?”žE-mail us or post a comment to let us know. Honolulu has a program to introduce high school students to”žEMS. (For more on this, check out the JEMS.com exclusive article, “Hawaiian-Style Recruitment.”) Organizations have different ways of addressing the problem of recruiting and retaining quality personnel. Many agencies offer a signing bonus for EMTs and paramedics. A few offer unique benefits, such as meal or concierge service, or uniform dry cleaning. Others start mentor programs to keep the employees they have. (For an example, check out “Mentors in”žMemphis.”) Recruitment in”žEMS is a hot topic. The”ž2007 JEMS Salary Survey discusses the idea of a perceived “paramedic shortage,” and a vast majority of services (72%) reported in a recent JEMS.com poll that they’ve seen a shortage of certified paramedics available to hire. The island city, which has double-digit EMS vacancies, also just announced it will start paying candidates who go through an EMT certification program if they promise to work for the city for two years. For more on”žHonolulu_s newest recruitment technique, check out the Honolulu Advertiser story, “City’s Offer: Get paid to become a Honolulu EMT.”last_img read more

Robotic welding takes over in shipyards

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Building on Egan: BIM and the three ‘E’s

first_imgStay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Enjoy company features, CEO interviews, architectural reviews, technical project know-how and the latest innovations.Limited access to building.co.ukBreaking industry news as it happensBreaking, daily and weekly e-newsletters Get your free guest access  SIGN UP TODAY Subscribe to Building today and you will benefit from:Unlimited access to all stories including expert analysis and comment from industry leadersOur league tables, cost models and economics dataOur online archive of over 10,000 articlesBuilding magazine digital editionsBuilding magazine print editionsPrinted/digital supplementsSubscribe now for unlimited access.View our subscription options and join our community Subscribe now for unlimited access To continue enjoying Building.co.uk, sign up for free guest accessExisting subscriber? LOGINlast_img read more