It’s Who You KnowJanuary 30, 2017
The more recruiting has changed over the years, the more it has stayed the same. While recruiting has become increasingly outsourced and systematized, the most effective recruiting is still about who you know.
Going Global: 3 Ways to Ensure a Painless International LMS Deployment
A common approach for U.S.-based international companies when implementing a Learning Management System (LMS) is to start local, and later go global. Many companies have their core business in the United States and choose to implement that population first, followed in a second phase by lines of business in other countries.
Six Ways to Ensure Successful Implementation of a Core HR System
The rise and adoption of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) software has become one of the hottest HR trends in recent years, and for good reason. Companies can take advantage of the flexibility and scalability afforded by the cloud, while still maintaining the data security and stability required for the core HR system of record.
We Were Warned…January 23, 2017
In a recent Reuters news article “U.S. refiners face severe labor shortage for deferred maintenance” it was stated that US refiners have deferred routine work for the last two years while margins were high. However, now with an excess of global fuels, the refiners see an opportunity to undertake their maintenance shutdowns. However, there are multiple billion dollar projects that are competing for the skilled labor workforce.
If the refiners do not start the needed work, the article points out that they run the risk of more unscheduled outages and safety issues. So with this in mind, US refiners are planning to spend $1.26B on planned maintenance in 2017. The article points out that refiners are going to have trouble finding skilled workers which is going to “complicate scheduling and even extend outages”.
4 Reasons to check out our booth @ 2017 International SAP Conference for UtilitiesJanuary 15, 2017
Vesta is proud to continue our support as a premium sponsor of the 2017 International SAP Conference for Utilities, taking place on march 28-30 in Lisbon, Portugal. It’s a fantastic event where you can hear firsthand how SAP customers are staying ahead of the curve with a variety of sessions from strategic keynotes, to solution roadmaps, global customer case studies, and deep dive workshops. With over 17 hours of interactive content and over 12 hours of undiluted networking time, the International SAP Conference for Utilities represents a truly unique and world-class learning opportunity for all who attend.
Perception IS Reality – a Terry Wireman blogJanuary 3, 2017
Have we ever thought about career paths for reliability/ maintenance managers? How much does our executive management’s perception of us steer us toward a certain career path? How often are reliability/ maintenance managers perceived as technical wizards and their career path is to the top level of their department and it is at a “dead end”…