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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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What are managed services, what types of managed services are there, and how can they benefit your business? What are Managed Services? These are a form of IT service provider. Businesses outsource the management of certain services, usually related to the cloud, to IT support companies with whom they maintain a contractual relationship. How Popular [...]
You did everything you were supposed to do to prepare yourself for a successful career. You received good grades in high school and made it into a good college. You took advantage of the many opportunities of college and graduated with the highest of honors. Yet, now you are left unemployed. Everywhere you turn is [...]
Most of us never think about someone breaking into our home until it happens to us; or to a neighbor or friend. Once we or someone we know has been victimized, it suddenly all becomes too real. The wise thing to do is to think about these issues before they affect us directly, in the [...]