Tag: hiring

Hiring refers to the overall process of attracting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates for jobs (either permanent or temporary) within an organization. Recruitment can also refer to processes involved in choosing individuals for unpaid positions, such as voluntary roles or unpaid trainee roles. Managers, human resource generalists and recruitment specialists may be tasked with carrying out recruitment, but in some cases public-sector employment agencies, commercial recruitment agencies, or specialist search consultancies are used to undertake parts of the process. Internet-based technologies to support all aspects of recruitment have become widespread.

Sand Filter Systems With Detention: A Perfect Solution

Sand Filter Systems With Detention: A Perfect Solution

For stormwater detention and filtration in small, highly impervious drainage areas, sand filter systems with detention may be the perfect solution. In urban areas, they may sometimes be the only solution. They’re appropriate for commercial, municipal, and industrial operations.

Training: No Free Lunch

Training: No Free Lunch

Occasionally, we take a look back at some of the issues we’ve examined in past columns to assess their continued relevance and for insight on developments that may have evolved in the interim.

Reader Profile: Alan Heymann

Reader Profile: Alan Heymann

Throughout his water utility career, Alan Heymann has taken on unusual positions in the industry. Heymann is both chief marketing officer (CMO) for the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority and co-founder and president of Blue Drop, a non-profit spinoff begun in November 2016 that markets products and services developed by

The Waxed-Paper Doughnut That’s Saving Trees

The Waxed-Paper Doughnut That’s Saving Trees

Desertification is a growing problem—or perhaps more accurately a non-growing problem—in many parts of the world. Planting trees, or afforestation, is one way to combat desertification, but it works only if the trees survive; in many areas the survival rate has been dismal. As this article points out, the poor-quality

The Art of Leak Detection and the Arithmetic of Audits

The Art of Leak Detection and the Arithmetic of Audits

According to EPA, public systems face numerous challenges, including aging infrastructure, increasing regulatory requirements, water quantity and water concerns, and inadequate resources. These challenges are amplified through changes in population and climate. It is estimated that the US will need to spend upwards of $200 billion on water systems in

CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 16,000 JOBS IN JUNE FOLLOWING THREE-MONTH LULL

CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 16,000 JOBS IN JUNE FOLLOWING THREE-MONTH LULL

Contractors Struggle to Fill Jobs despite Hourly Earnings 10 Percent Higher than Private-Sector Average;  Association Officials Call for Measures to Make it Easier to Set Up Construction Training Programs

Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in June to the highest level since October 2008, signaling a new burst of hiring after

Ten Emerging Stormwater Management Best Practices

Ten Emerging Stormwater Management Best Practices

“I don’t think I’d have been in such a hurry to reach maturity if I’d known the whole thing was going to be ad-libbed.” –Bill Watterson

Past Stormwater Paradigms
Way back in 2001 (when some of you were in junior high, I was reminded), I wrote an article for ­Stormwater ­magazine called “Stormwater ­Paradigms.”

How to Nix Non-Revenue Water With Acoustic Leak Detection

How to Nix Non-Revenue Water With Acoustic Leak Detection

Providence Water, the public water utility based in the city of Providence, RI, is no small operation. The utility serves more than 17 cities and towns, providing more than 60% of the state’s drinking water. The utility relies on more than 950 miles of piping to deliver this water.

This Preview is Suitable for All Audiences

This Preview is Suitable for All Audiences

I took my daughter to see the movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2. Back when she was a teenager, I revealed to her my extensive comic book collection and ever since, whenever a superhero movie comes out, we see it together just the two of us. Among our favorite

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