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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Expands Workforce Training Collaboration with Poland's University Sector

GE Energy - GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Krakow-based engineering school AGH University of Science and Technology to collaborate in the training of a skilled nuclear engineering workforce that will be needed to help develop and operate future nuclear power plants that Poland plans to build to diversify its energy supplies. more...

Hitachi-GE Launch Human Resource Training Program in the Nuclear Power Field in Southeast Asia

Hitachi America Limited - Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. (Hitachi-GE) today announced that it has started an international human resource training program jointly with the Tokyo Institute of Technology (TITECH) in the field of nuclear power, energy and the environment, mainly for Southeast Asia. more...

U.S. utility survey respondents believe energy prices will rise significantly, place emphasis on growing nexus of water and energy challenge

Black & Veatch - Black & Veatch today released the results of its fifth annual Strategic Directions in the Electric Utility Industry survey in which more than 700 U.S. more...
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Perceptive Software Helps Electric Utility Automate Processes and Harness Intellectual Capital

Perceptive Software - Perceptive Software, creator of enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, including ImageNow document management, imaging and workflow, announced today that Sunflower Electric Power Corporation of Kansas recently selected ImageNow for an initial deployment in its finance and human resources departments. more...

ElectriCities of North Carolina Brings Interim Management Services to Members

Hometown Connections - To address the challenge of increasing turnover among public power managers, ElectriCities of North Carolina is teaming with utility recruiting firm Mycoff, Fry and Prouse (MF&P) and Hometown Connections to offer members the human resource service called "Strategic Power Placements" (SPP) for the temporary assignment of retired utility professionals. more...

Itron Smart Meters Featured in NEMA Smart Grid Video Series

Itron - Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it participated in the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Vids for Grids: New Media for the New Energy Workforce program to help demonstrate smart grid equipment, explain electrical engineering concepts and portray exciting career opportunities in smart grid technology. more...

Articles 

By Kevin Herring
On: November 12, 2014
Articles on employee innovation are a dime a dozen. They often start by telling us something like how somebody saved a company $10,000 a year by suggesting customers get half a pickle instead of a more...
By Charles Dunn
On: October 31, 2014
How often does this happen in business today? The engineer feels that the business development guy is unrealistic and arbitrary in his expectations for when something can be done; the sales management person sees the more...
By Kevin Herring
On: September 22, 2014
Doubt can be a real show-stopper. When people doubt, they lack confidence, lose motivation, and often stop trying altogether. It shows up when managers give up on employees, employees doubt their managers and stop pushing more...
By Gerald Conn
On: August 27, 2014
The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health has estimated that 60 percent of today's workforce is overweight and out of shape. Furthermore, a recent study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine indicates more...
By Kevin Herring
On: July 31, 2014
Al Dunlap rose to stardom because he tried to save troubled businesses quickly by closing factories and laying off thousands of employees that sometimes pared a company down to a fraction of its former size. more...

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