ABSTRACT This study examines human resource management for enhancing productivity in Quantity Surveying firms in Jos, Nigeria. Jos is a city in the middle belt of Nigeria, and also serves as the administrative capital of Plateau state. The aim of the study is to assess the recruitment methods adopted by Quantity Surveying firms, to enhance productivity and to identify the various forms of motivating staff, for better productivity in Quantity Surveying firms. A self-administered questionnaire was used to extract information from a sample of targeted respondents on the subject matter. The use of relative index to find mean was used to determine the level of importance of the subject matter of enquiry, simple percentages were also used to analyze the data obtained from respondents. The study revealed that recruitment within was ranked first as the best form of recruitment in firms with a mean score of 3.85. Good leadership by management and superiors was ranked first as the best way of motivating employees with a mean score of 4.78. After the findings, it was concluded that the right set of people (human resources) must be recruited, properly led and motivated so as to achieve the firm’s goals and objectives. Finally, the following recommendations were arrived at: Employees should be recruited by the use of direct link with colleges and universities, the use of unsolicited applications from job seekers should be reviewed by firms when the need arises, in order to select the best candidate and advertising of job vacancies through media outlets and other advertising agencies should be encouraged. Also, employees can be motivated for better productivity through; High financial reward (wages and salaries), allowing employees participate in decision making, providing good working environment, good leadership and management by superiors. KEYWORDS: Human resource, Productivity, Firms, Recruitment, Management.