Skilled Labor


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Skilled Labor

The ability to perform a specific task or occupation. For example, a locksmith has the skill to make new keys for customers' homes and cars. Other examples of skilled laborers include carpenters, mechanics, graphic designers, and so forth. Skilled workers are often more highly paid than unskilled workers.
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Phoenix AtWork said Momentum's experience in skilled labor and direct hire combined with AtWork's expertise in light industrial and medical create a comprehensive service offering for clients that include light industrial, administrative, medical, skilled labor and direct hire services.
ISLAMABAD -- Balochistan government has decided to start more training centers for producing skilled labor force in the province.
More specifically, we empirically assess the theoretical predictions of the studies highlighted above, by investigating whether the successful adoption of new technologies requires a threshold level of skilled labor in the host country and whether a higher level of skilled labor enhances productivity improvements from importing capital.
A skilled labor force can produce high quality product at a faster rate and therefore it is very important for and organization to retain its employees.
In the North, there are two types of labor--high skilled and low skilled labor.
LONDON, Sept 22 (KUNA) -- The lack of skilled labor threatens the UK plans
The dwindling number of security personnel needed to secure a facility is giving rise to a need for a more highly skilled labor force who can better meet the current challenges.
The skill-biased hypothesis asserts that technology improvements boost the productivity (and hence the income) of skilled labor by more than it does the unskilled.
The improved availability of skilled labor has helped builders maintain construction quality, limit customer complaints and callbacks, and respond to problems promptly Ongoing efforts by company management to reduce and deal with callbacks also has bolstered quality and enhanced customer satisfaction.
A natural candidate is technical change that has been "biased" toward skilled labor over this time.
This repair process also requires a high degree of skilled labor to install the base plate properly and fill it with grout without warping the base plate or incorporating voids into the grout.
This threatens to shrink the supply of highly skilled labor in the U.