You probably agree with the statement “Time is money.” Yet many times when it comes to our people we waste time AND money by shortchanging their training. A manager once said to me “We don’t have time to train!” I took this discussion as an opportunity to help the manager see that training our people is a critical investment we must make to SAVE time and money.
Have you ever had an employee unable to work due to a back injury? If you have, you are not alone, as many employers deal with this serious workplace issue. By following a few simple tips, you can help reduce back injuries at your facility, which makes for a healthier staff and potential savings in insurance costs.
Catastrophes can strike anywhere and at any time. In just the last three weeks, many areas across our nation have been impacted by the forces of Mother Nature.
This past weekend I purchased a new laptop for myself. I’m currently in college and desperately needed an upgrade. After I got my new toy home, I went through the rigorous process of transferring all of the saved info from my old PC over to the new one. As I came across my Internet security program, I realized that I had not only forgotten my password, but I also forgot the e-mail address I used when I purchased the program. I know, smooth move right?
Let’s face it….most students don’t dream of a career in the insurance industry. I didn’t. I studied Journalism. I wanted to be an anchorwoman for a major network. Now that’s exciting! Well, life had other ideas for me and today I find myself working for an insurance company. And quite the opposite of what you might think, it’s interesting, fulfilling and yes, even fun!