skilled worker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n skilled worker a worker who has acquired special skills
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Usage

In literature:

He had trained up a valuable and skilled force of foremen and workers.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
Trade demands skilled workers, and preference is given to those who have had practical training.
"The Making of a Trade School" by Mary Schenck Woolman
It is clear that what can be done for unskilled workers can be even more easily done for skilled laborers.
"The Jewish State" by Theodor Herzl
As commodities began to reach Virginia in quantities, tools and building supplies became available, and skilled workers arrived.
"Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century" by Annie Lash Jester
It is unskilled workers who have just spoken, but do the skilled fare much better?
"Prisoners of Poverty Abroad" by Helen Campbell
With a few significant exceptions, skilled women workers have been unable to do the same.
"The Evolution of Modern Capitalism" by John Atkinson Hobson
The most skilled workers receive the highest, the least skilled the lowest, wages.
"British Socialism" by J. Ellis Barker
There is, however, a considerable number of skilled and semiskilled workers.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
There is always room in a vast country such as Canada for skilled or willing workers, and we can send them.
"Westward with the Prince of Wales" by W. Douglas Newton
Today, it was a handful of skilled workers plus machinery.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
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In news:

Even in down economy, auto shops have trouble finding skilled workers.
Experts say that skilled workers, when brought together, make each other more productive.
Germany is facing a shortage of skilled workers.
Unemployed workers lack the skills required for the few jobs that are available.
Starting in 2014, the more rigorous test is designed to be more relevant to a job market that demands workers with technological skills and more training than a high school diploma.
Is one of many manufacturers that can't find skilled American workers and is turning to foreign workers to fill jobs.
Skilled Workers In Short Supply.
Newton manufacturers give input to legislators about skilled worker shortage.
On Sept 11, Premier Sean Chen announced an economic stimulus package focusing on five areas: encouraging innovation, increasing exports, training more skilled workers, attracting investment and improving government efficiency.
Great leaders know that they need to cultivate the skills of their workforce while simultaneously building a work environment that motivates, excites, and inspires workers.
Shortage of skilled workers vastly overstated .
As Workers Age, Oil Industry Braces For Skills Gap.
ST CLOUD — The energy industry is facing a huge problem over the next 5-7 years — finding skilled workers to fill the job openings.
Improving Economy Needs Skilled Workers.
Colleges, Tech Schools Prepare New Skilled Workers.
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In science:

This restriction might appear severe in view of practical applications, but in fact it is not: many resources, such as industrial machines, skilled workers or computer chips are indeed indivisible.
Theoretical analysis of optimization problems - Some properties of random k-SAT and k-XORSAT
In this study we decide to only consider highly skilled workers such as executive staff, managers.
Tests on components of density mixtures
The existing mining capacity of either main shaft to the 4850 ft level is sufficient to excavate an UNO-size cavity in 2.5 years. • Highly skilled workers – engineers, geologists, miners, administrators – who know how to operate a complex facility efficiently and economically are available.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
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