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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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As of today, almost all life revolves around the internet in some way. At least 90% of American adults use the internet in some way. Even though this most often includes work, educational, and social use, it appears that a great deal of church interaction and communication has been included in internet use as well. [...]
Meter mix dispensing can provide the benefit of stored solar or other renewable energy added to the storage on a local grid to add utility cost savings to an overall annual expense. Mix meter dispensing is also able to work with the dispensing of multiple fluids, either residential or industrial, within a building of any [...]
There’s no doubt that most data centers use large amounts of power. In fact, a data center’s power density is 100 times more than a commercial office building. The power and required to keep data centers functioning typically means expensive energy bills. Therefore, it’s wise to implement measures that help reduce energy usage in these [...]