Training for natural disasters

October 30, 2012

Hurricane Sandy battered the eastern United States yesterday, causing structural damage, fires and flooding. Continue reading

OSHA releases preliminary top 10 list of most common safety violations in 2012

October 29, 2012

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a preliminary list of the top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal 2012 last week. Continue reading

Mentoring programs are valuable training tools

October 24, 2012

Robin had Batman. Daniel had Mr. Miyagi. One became a crime fighter and the other won fame and glory in a local karate tournament. Granted, these examples have their genesis in comic books and film, but the core concept is sound – mentors help young talent flourish. Continue reading

Learning management systems bolster people management practices

October 18, 2012

Talent acquisition is important for most businesses, but how you manage those individuals will dictate their happiness and willingness to help a company grow. Continue reading

Managing a company’s reputation

October 10, 2012

With the power of the the Web and social media, companies constantly find themselves under the microscope of public scrutiny these days. As a result, public relations strategies are more important than ever. Continue reading

Training employees to not overwork themselves

October 3, 2012

Roughly three quarters of a century have passed since the five-day work week was established. Since that time, workers’ rights have come a long way. Continue reading

Competia founder’s tweet provides workforce wisdom

October 2, 2012

Social media sites like Twitter and Facebook can, on occasion, be vehicles capable of delivering great ideas. Continue reading