The Biggest Productivity Killers in the Workplace

Still struggling to maintain a productive workplace? There are certain elements that can have a disastrous impact on worker productivity. You may already know some of these “productivity killers,” but chances are there are others that will surprise you. Today … Read More

Tips to Prevent Work-Related Injuries

Tens of thousands of US workers are injured on the job each year. While most of these injuries are minor, consisting of nothing more than scraps and bruises, others are more serious, often requiring hospitalization and extensive rehabilitation. Employers should … Read More

US Manufacturing Sees Strongest Gains in Five Months

There’s no denying the fact that manufacturing in the United States is improving. Unemployment rates are the lowest since the financial crash, and Americans are finally able to pay their bills. To put this into perspective, a recent study found … Read More

Detroit Sees Manufacturing Turnaround

Detroit was one of the hardest hit cities by the recent recession, forcing many business owners to close up shop and move while subsequently putting thousands of residents out of work. This wasn’t the first time a major US city … Read More

How To Boost Workplace Productivity

How much work do you accomplish in a typical workday? Even if you finish your tasks with time left over, chances are you can improve your productivity levels by following some simple steps. So, let’s take a closer look at … Read More

Wal-Mart To Reshore 250,000 Jobs

Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, has announced plans to bring a quarter million jobs from China back to the United States. Company executives said they’ve allocated the a jaw-dropping $250 billion for made-in-American products, and this latest push to reshore … Read More

US Manufacturing Sees Substantial Growth

Manufacturing in the United States has increased for the first time in more than six months, according to a recent report. This trend signals a positive turnaround, as more and more manufacturing companies are “reshorting” jobs back from overseas back … Read More

Pros and Cons of Solar-Powered Water Heaters

Solar-powered water heaters have become a hot commodity (no pun intended) in recent years. As the name suggests, they harness the power of the sun to heat water before it’s used inside the home. But there are both pros and … Read More

GM Investing Billions To Improve Factories

American automaker General Motors (GM) has announced plans to invest approximately $5.4 billion over the next three weeks to improve and modernize its onshore factories. This plan is part of a broader effort by the centuries-old automaker to secure more … Read More