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For individuals, “new year, new you” might mean dedication to a diet or workout plan. For HR departments, that phrase can mean a review and update of employee handbooks. Due to changing regulations and company priorities, employee handbooks can become out-of-date relatively quickly. When this happens, it can put a company at risk to potential Read more »

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From worker decisions to ethical questions to new technology, companies face operational risk anywhere they turn. In a nutshell, operational risk is the risk of doing business. Small issues can trigger high-risk situations and even company-wide setbacks. This kind of chain reaction that can be devastating to a company’s brand and the organization’s existence. The Read more »

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Developing a solid professional reputation can be gratifying: If feels good to know you have the respect of the men and women around you. In addition to that, an excellent reputation can provide you with more tangible value, such as job offers, higher pay, more autonomy and a greater sense of career security. Maintaining a Read more »

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Regardless of the size of your company, a high turnover rate is bad for business. First and foremost, hiring replacement workers is costly. Although numbers vary, one Wall Street Journal report found the cost of replacing a departed employee can be as high as double the annual salary for the position. In addition to the Read more »

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When a business develops its workers, they become more skilled, more effective and do their job at a higher level. The professional development of employees also makes a business look good, which helps with hiring and holding onto the best staff members. Upskilling employees allows leaders to delegate more responsibilities, so they can focus on Read more »

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For working professionals, it’s a given that you have to sacrifice aspects of your personal life to maintain a career. It had been assumed in the past that you should dedicate your ‘working years’ to a career and look forward to personal time in the evenings, on weekends and during retirement. More recently, however, people Read more »

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Whether you are a recent graduate who is looking to switch careers or you’re unemployed, it can be challenging to land a full-time position. Fortunately, there’s a solid alternative: working temporary jobs. Since the recession, temporary workers have become very popular with companies who want a scalable workforce that doesn’t include the costs associated with Read more »

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A top Boeing executive recently told CNBC that the aviation industry has seen robust growth and the market is currently in a very good place, which could lead to all kinds of growth opportunities for companies. Randy Tinseth, vice president of marketing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, told CNBC that passenger traffic has topped projections and Read more »

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The industrial manufacturing and construction industries fall under more stringent oversight from safety regulators than other industries, like retail or law. Due to the type of work in industrial manufacturing and construction, workers are regularly exposed to dangerous hazards, and employers are mandated to conform to OSHA standards designed to minimize risks and lower injury Read more »