Monthly Archives: April 2014

Two Ways to Make Construction Sites Safer

Construction safety training

Did you know that in 2011, more than 4,200 workers were killed on the job? In addition, OSHA reports that at least 1,000 construction workers suffer from workplace injuries each year. Since construction work can be dangerous, it is important to utilize the proper safety equipment and training. By doing so, construction workers will know how to protect themselves on the job.

- Safety equipment. Construction companies that have high-quality equipment have been shown to avoid accidents more regularly. Lifting gear, for example, allows workers to safely hoist items, and harnesses help prevent workers from falling from high elevations. Even body belts are available, whi (more…)

Apr 24 2014

As Globalization Shrinks the World, Bilingual Answering Services are a Vital Tool for Businesses

24/7 receptionist

“In Globalization 1.0, which began around 1492, the world went from size large to size medium. In Globalization 2.0, the era that introduced us to multinational companies, it went from size medium to size small. And then around 2000 came Globalization 3.0, in which the world went from being small to tiny.” — Thomas Friedman
Businesses who want to take advantage of the shrinking world and use globalization as a tool that allows them to grow will need to work hard to cater to consumers from all over the world. One of the best ways to do that is partnering with bilingual answering services. They allow businesses to field calls and provide info to consumers from multiple different countries and regions.
Multinational businesses need to make sure that they are able to provide the same level of customer service t (more…)

Apr 23 2014