Archive for March, 2016
A construction site can be a very dangerous place if things aren’t handled correctly. There must be proper safety protocols in place in order to ensure that the entire operation is run smoothly and that all of the works are secure and safe from work related accidents. The use of jack pads and harnesses and other safety measures should be used. Jack pads stabilize cranes and makes them safer and harnesses secure workers when going up to great heights. Seemingly insignificant tools and equipment like jack pads can actually prevent major catastrophes and save lives. Let’s take a look at these pieces of equipment as well as some other measu
Did you know that small businesses provide 55% of all jobs in the U.S.? Small businesses, in many ways, are an incredibly important part of the U.S. economy. At some point in the cycle of all small businesses, a loan will probably be necessary. Why?
For a small business to grow, it often needs to invest substantially in its operations. For some small businesses, that might mean buying a larger warehouse so that the cost of order fulfillment can be driven down, and shipping times can be reduced. For other companies, buying better equipment may be expensive in the short run, but increase production time and quality uniformity substantially in the long run.
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It’s easy to not be aware of how the products we see on grocery store shelves or other retail stores get from Point A to Point B. As far as most of us are concerned, we walk into the store, choose the items that we need, pay, and leave. However, most of these items have traveled a considerable distance to make it onto the shelves of the stores we frequent and have passed through hundreds of hands. Over 160,000 people work in the storage and warehouse leasing industry — in the United States alone! As more and more industries have become global, the scale of people who make our standard of living possible has also increased. One area that’s crucial to the whole process is the area of commercial warehousing. Commercial warehousing is crucial to business owners and managers who are responsible for t
Your home says a lot about who you are – your style, tastes, level of cleanliness, etc. The first and last thing any visitor to your home encounters is typically the driveway. Not only does your driveway make your home’s first impression, but it’s also the point of entry and exit for you home. As such, it’s imperative to keep your driveway in tip-top shape and free of any damage.
If your concrete driveway is installed and maintained correctly, it will typically have a long useful lifespan, usually 25-50 years. However, concrete is not impervious to harm. The effects of weather, temperature changes, and day-to-day wear and tear can take their toll on your concrete driveway. Some of the more common driveway problems are what are known as sunken driveways.
What are sunken driveways?
What could you achieve in a year if you had the money to pursue your dreams? Could you capitalize on all of the visitors coming to your city for the upcoming International Horse Show, College World Series, and Olympic Swim Trials? Could you quickly repair and prepare a recently acquired home so that you could rent out your space to visitors who are looking for an option other than small hotel spaces with no parking? Could you rent a small office space and staff it with tutors to capitalize on the expected need of test tutors and essay coaches high school students will need as they try to prepare for the revamped college admittance SAT?
Unfortunately, lack of capital is the reason that many people are not able to achieve their business goals. An unsecured business loan, however, could provide the c
Just as we tend to not notice certain areas that need cleaning in our own homes, areas that we become familiar with at work can go unnoticed and become untidy as well. A commercial cleaning company can ensure that this does not happen in your business space.
In addition to remedying everyday untidiness, there are a multitude of reasons why hiring a commercial cleaning company can benefit your business… reasons you may not have even thought of!
Why you need a commercial cleaners for your Wilmington Delaware office:
- Offices are Gross!
Did you know that on average, office phones have 25,127 germs per square inch? And that a regular office desk houses around 10 million bacteria? In fact, office desks have been found to harbor up to 400 times more germs
Setting up billing services for your company can be very beneficial. Many companies have invested in electronic billing systems that send out electronic invoices to their customers that owe payments. Outsourced billing is also gaining popularity in the corporate world. There are many advantages to outsourced billing including freeing up time, stress and space in the workplace. When the employees are not excepted to keep track of who owes what and when, it takes a huge burden off of them to be
The ability of a company to retain quality employees plays an important role in that business’s ability to be profitable. Troubling news considering 57% of organizations view employee retention as a problem. One solution to improve retention rates lies in the suitableness of each candidate since 22% leave within 45 days. Executive hr search firms can greatly assist in this area, but it can be difficult decide which firm to employ for talent acquisition. When examining executive hr search firms, here are five questions to consider.
- Qualifying Candidates: Examine the methods employed by executive staffing agencies to see how they determine the needs of each position. Are the comprehensive and accurate? Furthermore
Finding good quality employees, especially on talent to fill strategic and management roles, can be a tough challenge. Hiring the wrong person to sit behind the steering wheel of a company can cost it dearly.
Good talent is worth its weight in gold, regardless of the employment market that you are in. This was true during the Great Recession, when a single job opening easily attracted hundreds of applicants, and it is true today. The quantity of resumes that you have coming in for a single open management position does not give you your pick of candidates you want running your company. If anything, it just makes your process of interviewing and vetting good candidates to fill executive position more difficult.
For this reason, many companies are turning to HR executive recruiters for
In Hartsford, Connecticut, Asylum Avenue is finally open again. Last Friday, a sinkhole emerged at 1100 Asylum Avenue, close to a nearby hospital. Emergency plumbers had to be called in order to fix the depression, and storm sewer repair was needed. Expert believe that the sinkhole was initially caused by the Hawk River flooding and overburdening the sewer system in the area.
This Situation is More Likely Than You Think
While Hartsford?s situation may seem unique (how many homes will have to deal with a river flowing underneath them, after all?) it is, in fact, a situation many homeowners may encounter sooner or later as sewer sys