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Why Startups That Use 5S Are More Successful

Companies are always looking for ways to be more efficient, eliminate waste, and be more productive to build better products for their customers. A Japanese Toyota executive named Taiichi Ohno developed the concept of Lean Manufacturing and was able to put this idea into practice shortly after World War II. Lean Manufacturing identified eight types of waste, which includes excessive inventory, unused employee talent, and wasteful conveyance practices. Lean Manufacturing employs the 5S philosophy...

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5 Ways to Avoid A Disaster When Hiring

Featured image credit: Pre-Employment Testing   As a business owner, you are very likely to need help with recruiting. No matter the effort that has been put in, you may hire the wrong person for the job. As a matter of fact, hiring disasters are very common in business. Among the common disasters is finding out that the otherwise qualified person is actually not cooperative. Fortunately, there are a few ways to avoid hiring disasters.   1. Know Your Can...

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A Quick Guide to Free Resources Online For Businesses

Businesses have to build their SEO so that they can attract traffic that will later be converted into customers. However, enhancing the SEO of a company web page can be an expensive process. Instead of using the costly strategies, here are some free online resources that a business can utiliz to enhance SEO.   Content Creation Tools   To enhance the ranking of your business website, you have to write engaging and informative content. However, keeping up with speed and the v...

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7 Trades Jobs That Aren't Going Anywhere Anytime Soon

Automation has crept in on us subtly. Sometimes it's hard to believe that we didn’t always use automatic tellers or check out our own groceries at the supermarket. Tellers and cashiers aren't the only casualties of the new efficient technology-driven society, however. Software does a lot of what accountants used to do. Secretaries used to flood the streets of major cities before we all began to handle our own correspondence with laptops and personal computers. Tradespeople are not...

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5 Dangerous Jobs That Pay Ridiculously Well

Although many individuals are okay with a normal routine, standard eight-to-four or nine-to-five schedule, and safe work environment, some prefer more adventurous types of employment. If you are one of those who enjoys a riskier way to earn a paycheck, here are five dangerous, but highly compensated jobs you may consider for your next career move.   1. Logger   Also referred to as a lumberjack or woodsman, this job presents a high-risk due to falling objects such as limbs a...