Digital Transformation is Driving Manufacturing in 2019

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The manufacturing sector is going through a very uncertain period; with lagging consumer confidence on one hand and bigger geopolitical issues on the other. In the United States, there is the protectionist sentiment with manufacturing as a major focus points of the Trump Administration. In other regions and Europe specifically, comparable protectionist sentiments are also Read more »

Analysis: The Impact of Autonomous Vehicles on The Auto Industry

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The first completely autonomous cars are projected to hit the market by within the next five to ten years, and while car manufacturers are embracing these vehicles as crucial to their future, driverless cars are poised to completely disrupt the industry. Driverless vehicles are expected to significantly deteriorate private demand for new cars, mostly by Read more »

Retention Tips To Keep Your Top Talent

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Bringing in a hard-working, skilled and ethical employees is no easy task, and getting top employees to come onboard is only meaningful if you can to hold onto them. Unless you’re a highly-prestigious employer like Google, retaining top talent can feel like constant, heavy lifting. Your best staff members may think the grass is greener Read more »

How To Update Your Handbooks for 2019

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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 Due to changing regulations and company priorities, employee handbooks can become out-of-date relatively quickly.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 »

Risk Prevention is a Major Differentiator For Your Workforce

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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 »

Employee Retention Tips For 2019

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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 »

5 Essentials of Professional Development For Your Employees

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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 »

Growth Trends in the Aviation Industry

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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 »