Category Archives: Business

Important Things To Assess When Seeking an Engineering Supplier

When seeking an engineering supplier, one of the first things that should be assessed are the kind of supplies that are needed. What tools will be required? What kind of materials will be needed, and in what quantities? These are important things to consider and get right, understanding exactly whats needed in advance is a crucial part of any engineering project. Once the type of supplies have been determined, the next question is where should they be purchased from. A big determining factor in this is if the supplier is located overseas or a domestically. There are advantages and disadvantages for each so it’s important to weigh the pros and cons depending on the requirements of the project. Here are several examples: Domestic suppliers have higher manufacturing quality and labor standards. It’s... Read More »

Managing Time Zones In A Global Business

With the advent of the internet and its effect on the global market, never has the need for companies to manage work in different time zones been so apparent. Smart companies embrace this by allowing their employees greater flexibility in when they work. This allows for more work to be taken on, but it also means that the guarantee of Saturday and Sunday weekends becomes a thing of the past. This type of working philosophy means that an employee who needs to work during the night or on a weekend, might not need to work during the day. They can spend that time instead with their family or pursue other goals they might have. However this can also mean that work is put upon employees unexpectedly due to the nature of working as and when... Read More »