What robotics means for HR

SIMON SHAH | November 24, 2017

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It may be a cliche but Your company is only as good as your best employees also remains true –  and a vital part of that is the need to recruit, train and enable the best staff you can hire. Once you’ve found talent, you need to do your best to retain it. The organizational costs of replacing an employee range between 100% and 300% of the replaced employee’s salary.

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Article | April 17, 2020

In addition to their core research work, many Federal science agencies have a mission to engage the public with current scientific research; educate Americans in science, technology, engineering, and math; and seed tomorrow’s workforce. The COVID-19 pandemic emphasizes the importance of providing tools for the public to evaluate scientific information, bolstering community science literacy, and engaging the public in conversation about scientific issues.

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ITT Goulds Pumps is a leading global manufacturer of pumps for a wide range of industrial markets—including oil & gas, mining, chemical, power generation, pulp & paper, and general industry. As the first manufacturer to make digital monitoring standard on every process pump, ITT’s Goulds Pumps brand continues to lead the industry in both mechanical pump design and the adoption of smart technologies.

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