Training for natural disasters

October 30, 2012

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

Training systems a priority as manufacturing jobs become more advanced

September 19, 2012

A number of industries have felt the effects of the Great Recession since the latter half of 2008, but the future of the manufacturing industry is looking bright – at least in Massachusetts. Continue reading

Reality show highlights dangers of poor training

September 17, 2012

Workers are the lifeblood of any business, and companies succeed or fail by the training provided to their employees. That’s why it is imperative for managers to do everything in their power to help team members thrive. Continue reading

NJ contractor cited for safety violations, history of repeat offenses

August 30, 2012

According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a complaint against a Brick, New Jersey contractor in March for allegedly placing its workers in harm’s way led to a lengthy investigation. On Tuesday, officials announced the probe was complete. Continue reading

Training the bully out of the workplace

August 28, 2012

Bullying can be as damaging to one’s career as it can be to a child’s self-esteem. It prevents individuals from feeling comfortable, safe and confident to be themselves and pursue their own professional development. Continue reading

Job skills of tomorrow needed today

August 21, 2012

With the tools available to entrepreneurs today, technological innovations are coming at a more rapid pace than perhaps ever before. For companies to stay competitive in their respective industries, maintaining a well-trained workforce is essential. Continue reading

Online training increases efficiency of performance evaluations

August 2, 2012

Performance evaluations can either be helpful or a hindrance. How expectations are communicated between a company and its employees is critical in order to produce a quality product. Continue reading

Businesses, employees evolve together

July 26, 2012

When that next big thing comes out, changing the way people look at a certain product or service, employees need to adapt as their company’s goals are redefined. Continue reading

Competition in the sales department: how learning management software can help

July 19, 2012

According to the survey, 41 percent of managers said that their workforces were more competitive than they were 10 years ago. Continue reading