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Clean technology aircraft, massive passenger jets and Mars-bound spacecraft are the things we think about when we think about human flight today: the power of hardware. However, the latest flying machines are only the most noticeable component of what goes into the air. The way the systems on a vehicle manage that vehicle; the way Read more »

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Geopolitical, policy and economic factors are constantly buffeting the aerospace industry. Lately, aerospace businesses have been particularly concerned with both rising oil prices and increases in defense spending by the United States government. In addition to these two massive factors, there are a number of other major trends affecting aerospace companies. 1) Rising oil prices Read more »

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Human resources personnel do so much more than just hire candidates and contract staffing companies to find contract employees. They also have a wide range of other responsibilities, and well as their own career ambitions to think about. HR personnel are always looking for solutions to all the challenges they face. Often, finding these solutions Read more »

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In recent years, job interviewers have looked to get away from questions for which candidates tend to give stock answers; questions like, “What is your greatest weakness?” Instead, interviewers are using ‘behavioral’ interview questions that put an applicant in a hypothetical job situation or a situation from their past and ask them how they would, Read more »

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As temperatures begin to rise with the change in seasons, you need to take the higher heat into consideration when trying to stay safe on the job. Getting too hot can both affect your job performance and your health, so there’s really no excuse to not protect yourself from the sun and heat. If your Read more »

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The safety of any facility depends on catching all kinds of workplace safety hazards. Some dangers will be rather obvious and easy to tackle, but others are less apparent and lingering in the background for quite some time. Standard workplace hazards include slipping and falling; chemical exposure, getting hit by falling objects, electrocution, repetitive motion Read more »

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Every time an employee walks out a company’s doors for the last time, it hurts the business. But the pain can be particularly acute if the person leaving is one of the company’s top performers. An employee retention program needs to be a company’s top priority because high turnover leads to lower productivity, lower morale, Read more »

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For many new hires, beginning a new job feels like the first day of school: there’s some excitement, some nerves, and some eagerness to make a good impression. A lot of those feelings are caused by unknowns, and for your new hires to add value as quickly as possible, they’ve should understand what it takes Read more »