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The right hire can make all the difference to a company. In the increasingly competitive global marketplace, it is not enough to find someone to fill a vacancy; you have to be able to keep them too. In fact, close to 60% of companies and organizations cite employee retention as a significant business issue for them. Employee turnover can be costly, often resulting in the company spending between 30% and 150% of an employee?s salary. More troubling is the fact that the average cost of a bad hiring decision, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, is as much as 30% of the potential earnings of the first year. So how can you address the problem before it becomes an issue?
You often see automobile commercials where a car full of crash dummies plows into a concrete wall. In the automobile industry, testing that destroys cars is vital to test their safety. But with most products, such destructive testing is not necessary and would be a waste of money. However, the products still must be tested, which is where non destructive testing comes in.
Non destructive testing technically is any kind of testing that doesn’t destroy or harm the product being tested. There are a number of non destructive testing techniques, some of them very simple and some of them very complex.
X-rays are a very common non destructive testing technique. An industrial x-ray can be used to examine the inside of a machin (more…)
If you run a business, you can surely appreciate the importance of having a solid IT infrastructure at your place of work. In modern times, computers are in charge of a number of important business procedures, and having the right IT infrastructure for your needs is of paramount importance for long-term success in a competitive market. Your business IT infrastructure is a complicated and intricate entity, consisting of functions like daily operations, data storage and recall, communication and networking, specialized software platforms like employee management, CRM and ERP solutions and much more. For things to function smoothly, all these aspects need to be on point, and you would need the right hardware, the right software and the right people on-site to get things flowing.
However, there are scenario (more…)
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There is no question that computers and the Internet have become a fact of life for most Americans, and this software and hardware can be used for either leisure, personal communication, or for business, and it is increasingly the standard for businesses to not only have their own website, but also social media accounts for [...]
As executive HR search firms and HR recruiters can all attest, employee retention rates have been hugely problematic in recent years, with worrying numbers surrounding them seen in all aspects of employment, in all different industries, and in all different places of work. Many executive HR search firms and Human Resources recruiters have found themselves [...]
Technology is prevalent in societies around the world. From the United States, to the United Kingdom, to Australia, it seems as if everyone is consumed with technology. This technology obsession aids in the purchase of cellular devices with 395 iPhones being sold every minute. In fact, 8.1% of smartphone sales in the United States were [...]