The infrastructure of the United States is in need of help. Of all the dam failures or near failures that have taken place in this country since 1874, a whole third of them happened in just the last decade, as dams built many years ago reach their expiration dates. In fact, the American Society of Civil Engineers has declared 4,095 of Americas dams to be unsafe. Our roads are also a mess. Almost a third of our highway deaths come about due to road hazards, obsolete sign designs, or other substandard conditions on the roads. Our bridges are in need of help, too, as about 25% of them are carrying more traffic then they were ever designed for, or are in need of some serious repairs.
You need to be maximizing your returns on the talent you engage, making sure that the right people in your company are rewarded for the right reasons, and that those rewards are going to keep the best talent with you while also motivating them to work hard. You need a compensation management system, including the right software, as part of an overall HR platform that will allow you to do this in a consistent and predictable way. Here are three reasons why:
Employees Are Happier with A Compensation Management System
Nothing aggravates employees like unpredictability and inconsistency. This is especially true at the beginning of employment, when studies show new hires who have a great experience are 10 times more likely to stick with the company. Statistics show that companies that offer their employ
We’re fairly familiar with stainless steel and its uses, but nickel and nickel alloys are another vital type of metal and type of alloys that are used in our everyday lives. In fact, the use of nickel is increasing by 4% every year and nickel that also contains stainless steel is increasing by around 6%. We can find nickel in everything from our cell phones to our methods of transportation to how we prepare the food we eat. Commercially, the energy and nuclear power industries rely on nickel and nickel alloys, and it’s often found in turbines and medical instruments. But what are the benefits of nickel? Why is it so often used? Why are nickel alloys so vital to our society? We’ll address all of these issues below.
The issue of environmental responsibility is everywhere. Large manufacturers are constantly advertising their attention to environmental health. Lawmakers find it difficult to agree on necessary steps to improve the health of the planet. Anytime a natural disaster occurs, there is media speculation about the involvement of global warming. Although people cannot agree entirely about the extent of global warming or the necessary steps to take to prevent it, most people can agree that greater responsibility to environmental health is important.
The environmental problem
Despite laws and regulations pushing large companies to practice safe dumping practices, these laws are not always followed. Sometimes, it is a mistake. Other times, however, it is intentional dumping that wi
You want to get rid of all those documents in your office but aren?t sure the best way to go about dealing with document disposal. Whether you need a one time document purge or ongoing paper shredding, here are five reasons you should consider a professional shredding service:
To Avoid Identity Theft One out of every 16 people in the United States was an identity theft victim in 2016, and identify theft incidents jumped a whole 16% from 2015 to 2016. It?s the fastest growing crime in America! While online identify theft gets the attention right now, 90% of identity theft comes from print sources rather than online theft. This means it?s absolutely essential that your one time document purge is done right and doesn?t turn into an ongoing problem that will plague you f
Do you have a drone, remote helicopter, or UAV? If so, and especially if you’re ever planning on using it to make money, you ought to be thinking about UAV insurance. The drone market is expected to grow from 2.5 million units sold in 2016 to 7 million in 2020, and as the market grows the need for a drone insurance policy will only grow, as well. If you haven’t thought about this type of aircraft insurance, here are five things you need to know:
A drone insurance policy isn’t just smart: it’s increasingly a requirement. Any kind of insurance is usually a smart move. If you’re using your drone for business, insurance can protect you from loss or against damage you
We live in a disposable time. From the water bottles that we drink from on a daily basis to the packaging that our clothing and food come in, injection blow molding and other plastic containers are a major part of our lives. And while many people thing that there are better ways to package items than plastics, the reality is that this is a safe, affordable, and often recyclable product. In fact a significant portion of the nation’s economy is devoted to plastic manufacturing and recycling. Plastic Uses Cross All Industries and Parts of Life
Unfortunately, nearly 8.8 million tons of plastic enter the ocean each year. This is equal to one dump truck full of plastic a minute. Even worse, that amount is expected to double by the year 2025. As a result, Americans across the countr
Are you thinking about renting commercial real estate? Whether you’re leasing retail space, entering into an office lease agreement, or searching for distribution warehouse space, renting commercial real estate is a major milestone for any business.
Regardless of the industry or nature of your business, the decision to rent commercial real estate is one that should not be made lightly. Although there are a number of benefits to renting commercial real estate, such access to warehouse storage, it’s important to ask yourself a few importan
Although the company you work for will not be in their new space by the first working day of the year 2018, the plan is to be completely relocated by the end of January. And while the office managers and the director of operations are excited about the extra conference and lunchroom space, there are two other major advantages for you for this move. First, the new location will cut your drive time to work in half. Secondly, you will have an office in the new space. For the last three years everyone has been working out of cubicles, so it will be nice to be back to a setting where you do not have to move to a conference room every time that you need to be on a long call. Companies Looking for Office Spaces for Rent Have a Number of Priorities
Are you looking for the best gift for your loved one? What about a best boss award? What about police retirement gifts, a traditional 15th anniversary gift that’s sure to make your parents happy, or pastor appreciation gifts? There are many reasons for a gift that celebrates your love and appreciation for another person: through crystal plaques. Today we will talk about why there is a need for crystal plaques for every celebration and ceremony, and what they symbolize.