Business Continuity Management for the Utility Sector – Ascent

After every natural disaster, people are deprived of basic amenities like water, food and power. On the other side of the coin, the utility industry is always at the receiving end to succumb to any type of disaster, be it man-made or natural. In this scenario, this sector needs a

When Disaster Strikes – 3 Ways to Avoid a Crash While Speaking

Welcome to the real world - things happen. Specially, things happen while you are delivering a speech. Bad things, things that can really screw up your speech. Fire alarms go off, the power fails, a projector bulb quits, your laptop decides to eat itself, etc. What's a speaker to do?

Get to Know the Advantages of Using Shipping Containers in Construction

These days, shipping containers are widely used in the construction industry. It is touted to be a cheap and easy alternative to the conventional materials used in buildings. Building a shipping container home is a straightforward process. As there are millions of containers unused in the ports around the world,

Beware of the Disconnect Between the Science and the Practice of Management

In their article, The Disconnect Between the Science and Practice of Management, the authors discuss the great chasm between knowledge and application. Researchers can spend years, some even a lifetime, carefully surveying, analyzing, and surmising behavior patterns; they are correct in their conclusions a majority of the time. People in

How to Paint Eyelashes – Painting Techniques

When painting eyes in a portrait, eyelashes are sometimes the final touch and can make or break your work. All eyelashes are not created equal. Sometimes just a few strokes of the brush is all that is needed to give the suggestion of lashes. Other times it is necessary to

PEO Consulting Services

PEOs or professional employer organizations serve small and medium-sized businesses, helping them outsource the giant task of managing human resources. This involves HR management, administering employee benefits, workers' compensation, managing payroll processing tasks, recruiting and selecting staff, maintaining regulatory and government compliance, and managing risks. PEO consulting services are also

7 Tips For Office Chair Safety

Office chairs never had that sinister look on them (well, maybe except those office gaming chairs that look out of this world). They look so innocent and dull that we never associated them with being health risks and safety hazards. You may look now at your own work chair and

How Donors Should Assess a Charity Before Giving a Donation

We'll soon be entering into the biggest fundraising season of the year as we go into September, which will ultimately lead us to the holiday months. Despite the fact that fundraising reached the highest levels in 2017, including surpassing $400 billion, fundraising revenue has declined in the first quarter of