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Here’s one of those so-called “good problems.” You have more business than you can handle. Put that in a category with a having a Lamborghini that doesn’t fit in your garage or more vacation days than you can use. Work orders come in, but you can only fill a portion of them. You just don’t… Read more »

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OSHA citations are expensive in their own right. Within the last few years, Congress substantially increased the penalties the organization was allowed to levy against companies that violated safety regulations. The maximum penalty for what’s considered a “serious” violation can now run up to $13,260 and the top price for a citation in the “willful… Read more »

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New jobs should be exciting, for everyone involved. The fresh recruits are entering thrilling and uncharted phases of their careers. Meanwhile, you’ve finished a tedious hiring process, ready to take advantage of the productivity and output promised by the incoming employees. One catch, though…one downer marring the hiring excitement: the onboarding process. Or, to use… Read more »

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Candy Crush. Subway Surfers. PUBG MOBILE. Clash of Clans. We know the apps you usually log onto when you get a few minutes of rest at work. You want to turn your brain off and spend a few minutes staring at colorful shapes and poking absent-mindedly at the screen. Games provide a fun and relaxing… Read more »

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All business decisions come down to questions of resource allocation. You want to make as much as you can with as little cost as possible … that’s the fundamental goal of any manager. It’s true everywhere. If you’re making cars, you want to use as little steel as you can, as little plastic or rubber,… Read more »

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While you try to avoid all workplace accidents, some situations pose a greater threat than others. A light injury or some property damage represent one kind of negative consequence. The death of a worker exists in a totally different category. As such, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, better known as OSHA, has designated its… Read more »

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Any teacher will tell you kids learn in different ways. Some learn best through reading. Some are audio learners. Others get more out visual presentations. Kids grow up. Eventually, they end up with bills and a mortgage … some of them working for you in order to pay those bills and mortgages. But the differences… Read more »

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You like your laptop. It gets the job done. But lately, the “u” key has been sticking and it runs slower than the newer models. About time to buy a new one and toss the old one out. Hopefully, you have more staying power in your workplace than the average laptop. But it can be… Read more »

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It’s a problem and a dilemma, all wrapped up in the shape of a success. You get a lucrative work order, one that would normally send you out after work to celebrate. There’s a problem, though: Your talent pool is tapped out. You’ve already placed your best workers and you don’t have the right candidate… Read more »

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There are a lot of moral and personal reasons why you should commit to a stringent safety regime. As a person who cares about the health and happiness of your employees, it’s the right thing to do. Accidents can cause serious, life-changing injuries, not to mention the danger that someone would lose their life in… Read more »