POB Poll Asks About Hiring
Are you hiring surveyors?
With generally low unemployment and progress in the Trump Administration’s promise to invest in infrastructure, demand is high for qualified workers in a number of professions and trades. In an online poll, POB has asked what plans professional land surveyors have for hiring as we enter the peak construction season. Early responses are coming in. Add your vote and comments at Are You Hiring?
Here is how the early results are shaping up:
Yes, adding licensed surveyor(s) 23 percent
Yes, adding Surveyor(s) in Training 18 percent
Yes, crew members (non-licensed) 9 percent
Yes, but only temporary/sub-contractor help 0 percent
Possibly, but no permanent positions 0 percent
I would if I could find qualified applicants 18 percent
No additions and no changes in staff 18 percent
No hiring, may make temporary cuts 9 percent
No hiring, and permanent staff reduction likely 0 percent
Not sure 5 percent