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Troubleshooting Thursdays: Testing for open and short circuits (Tip 10)

Posted on: September 27, 2015 by in RSSMasher
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A resource for safe and effective troubleshooting: from the leaders in simulation training. Welcome back! Last week on Troubleshooting Thursdays, we looked at faults that lead to the malfunction of an electrical circuit. We learned that there were two main types of electrical faults, which can generally be categorized into open circuits and short circuits. But, how do you test for a fault caused by an open circuit or a short Continue Reading ...

The Talent Shortage, What it’s Costing Manufacturers

Posted on: September 27, 2015 by in RSSMasher
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THE TALENT SHORTAGE: HIRING VERSUS CREATING  The costs of the skills gap and talent shortage are fairly intuitive — businesses that can’t get the employees they need face lower levels of efficiency, loss of innovation and creative talent, obstacles to growth, and the challenge of keeping production levels high enough to satisfy growing consumer demand. The financial cost, however, may be surprising: estimates put it as high Continue Reading ...