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News — 2017 Recruitment & Retention Survey

A/E Industry lacks planning, but still spending large on hiring

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A/E Industry lacks planning, but still spending large on hiring

Zweig Group recently released the 2017 Recruitment & Retention Survey of Architecture, Engineering, Planning and Environmental Consulting Firms. The survey found that the average firm is spending a significant amount on new hires, even at average turnover rates, yet may not be budgeting appropriately, according to research conducted by Will Swearingen, Zweig Group's director of research and development. Will Swearingen, Research and Development Only 30 percent of firms who responded to the survey have an HR/Recruiting budget. Sixty-five percent of industry firms have in-house hiring/recruitment staff, with 25 percent reporting their hiring needs are beyond the scope of this staff....

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