Should You Turn An Old School Into Apartments?


All over the country, there are empty school buildings just sitting there, waiting for an investor to buy them and transform them. Some of these schools may be empty because the school district consolidated and moved the students to another larger school in the area. Others are empty because the district has built new schools to replace them. One use for these old schools has been to turn them into apartment buildings.

28 December 2018

The Benefits Of Offering Employee Counseling


Just about everyone has a point in their life where they go through something tough and find themselves having a hard time dealing with things on their own. As an employer, these times can have a negative effect on the business as well. This is due to the fact that the employee will have a hard time performing their work duties as well as they normally do. The employee may also miss a lot of work and if they have a very hard time getting back on track then it ma even cost them their job.

13 January 2018

A Guide To Using A Smoke Control System


When you're in need of a high-quality smoke control system that can protect your building, it's important that you do your best to shop around. There are plenty of ways to go about this, which is why you should do your research and find the help and service of a professional that can install it for you. Take the time to read these points so that you're able to install the best smoke control system for your building, no matter what field you work in.

9 December 2017

Great Idea? Points To Consider About Patents


Do you have what you consider to be a great idea for an invention? If so, you may have worries about someone else coming up with the same idea. You may have heard of inventors getting patents for their inventions and wonder if you should. There are numerous aspects that are involved in getting a patent, and some great ideas/inventions may not necessarily involve the need for a patent. This is why it is a good idea for aspiring inventors to work closely with professionals.

7 December 2017

Two Reasons You Should Have A Third Party Investigate Sexual Harassment Complaints


When you receive a sexual harassment complaint from one or more employees, it's tempting to launch an internal investigation into the matter. Depending on the seriousness of the allegations, the people involved, and the number of complaints, it may be better to have the matter investigated by an outside party. Here are two reasons why you should consider this option: Avoid Tainting the Investigation with Bias One of the top reasons you should have a third party investigate sexual harassment claims made by employees is to avoid introducing bias into the inquiry.

29 November 2017

3 Signs Your Company Doesn't Pay Enough


As a business owner, you probably know that it's important to properly balance out the amount that you pay your employees. After all, you don't want to pay so much that it has a negative impact on your company's bottom line, but you should be paying enough to keep your business competitive. These are a few signs that you might want to rethink your compensation plan and think about paying your employees a little more:

28 November 2017