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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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Growing up, you were probably told to keep your opinions to yourself — at least once. Or maybe, at least many many times. Sharing your opinion is a natural tendency, as you likely tend to form pretty strong opinions about certain topics. You want to discuss these with others — and, hopefully, do so with [...]
The computers of today are not going to be like the computers of tomorrow. No industry knows that better than quick turn PCB assembly. Since customers’ expectations only grow higher and higher by the minute, it’s your brand’s duty to make sure everything you churn out can keep pace. The benefits of quick turn PCB [...]
If you run or manage a business, it is likely that you already know that one of the most important assets that you can have as a company is the right employees. Having the right people at the right places is one of the most important ingredients in the recipe of success for any company, [...]