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  They say April showers bring May flowers, whatever the case, Spring’s beautiful flowers are often proceeded by wet weather. Wet weather can create hazardous conditions on the roadway. Below are 5 simple steps to roadway safety during wet weather. Every year, an average of 5,748,000 vehicle crashes occur in the U.S., according to data… Read more »

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  Sadly, active shooter situations in public places are becoming more common, according to the FBI. While these incidents typically spark political debate over causes and solutions, companies and workers should be more concerned with developing a plan for handling an active shooter situation on their premises. Here are a few things every company and… Read more »

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  New research has identified the financial effects that fatigued employees have on the US economy, and like a long night of tossing and turning – the results aren’t pretty. In fact, the study found the fiscal impact of sleep deprivation alone is enough to eliminate the current annual growth rate of the Gross Domestic… Read more »

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  Nobody wants to see workplace injuries. In addition to the personal pain and suffering, injuries also cost businesses a lot of money. According to a recent annual report by Liberty Mutual, the most debilitating workplace injuries cost American businesses nearly $60 billion a year, which is roughly $1.15 billion per week. To reach its… Read more »

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 30th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 6-8, 2017. Over a 72-hour period, CVSA-certified commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout North America will conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and their drivers. Each year, International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. This year’s focus… Read more »

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NSC Technologies would like to take this Memorial Day weekend to honor and remember the extraordinary courage, commitment and bravery of those who served in the United States Armed Forces. We honor those who served a role in American history, who have sacrificed time away from loved ones and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect the… Read more »

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  Most professionals come into job interviews so prepared for the typical questions, so rehearsed to give the “right” answers – it makes you wonder what the point is to asking questions like: “What is your biggest weakness?” Many applicants come ready to respond to questions on working together, initiative, communication abilities, and leadership skills…. Read more »

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Opportunities in the solar power industry continue to multiply as the sector saw an increase of more than 51,000 jobs in 2016, according to research from The Solar Foundation. Each year, The Solar Foundation puts out a report called National Solar Jobs Census and the latest edition showed a 25-percent growth in employment from 2015… Read more »

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Think back to the last time you were on a stage in front of a crowd of people – maybe it was for a performance of some kind, a big speech or a graduation ceremony. How nervous were you? Could you feel your heart pounding in your chest? Were your hands shaking? Were you drenched… Read more »

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  You already know you have to study up on a potential employer before an interview to show two things: First, that you’re taking the process seriously; and second, so you can put together any questions you might have about the job or the company. However, there’s more to research than just reviewing the job… Read more »