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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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Chemistry has come a long way from the do-it-yourself kits in grade school. Now you’re putting together compounds you once only dreamed of and are making a career out of the heady combination of science and electronics. While you might be feeling rather proud of how far you’ve come, never let it be said you [...]
The age of technology is upon us not only here in the United States but in many other places all around the world as well. There is no doubt that technology has become prevalent in many parts of our lives, from our day to day living to our work places. Part of this entails electronic [...]
Today, perhaps more than any time in the last century, there is a real need for people who can solve mechanical issues. From high-end engine repairs to being able to analyse vibration balancing equipment, there are many jobs that involve specific information. And while there are many people who think that a four year degree [...]