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Why Do Good Workers Quit?

Why Do Good Workers Quit?When trying to understand what motivates good workers to quit or jump ship, there's an "extremely dramatic disconnect" between reality and what managers believe,Seven root-cause reasons for employee turnover: The job or workplace not living up to expectationsA mismatch between job and employeeToo little coaching and feedbackToo few opportunities for growth and advancementFeeling devalued and unrecognized Stress from [...]

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Welding Safety Warning!

WARNING! PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS! READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS INFORMATION!WELDING FUMES AND GASES can be hazardous to your health. WELDING ARC RAYS can injure eyes and burn skin. ELECTRIC SHOCK CAN KILL. Before using any product, read and understand the manufacturer's instructions, Material Safety [...]

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Basic TIG training on the Web!

Basic TIG training on the Web! CK Worldwide, Inc. and WeldTRAIN are offering free basic TIG training for beginners online. Free training on your own time! Take advantage of this as a beginner or an old pro - you just may learn something new and unexpected!   http://go.bluevolt.com/weldtrain/CoBrandTemplate/home.aspx?brand=weldtrain

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Tig Welding Hint - Tungsten Selection

Choosing the correct Tungsten Electrode for the job. Before you begin welding it is critical to know the materials to be joined are compatible with the filler wire to be used and that you have the correct Tungsten electrode for the job. Following are a few details regarding Tungsten selection; Pure: Non-Radioactive, Color Code: Green. Low current [...]

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New Fuel Warning

This is not "new" news but we thought it important enough to mention it again. An important gas warning from the AAA affects anyone with a car older than 2012. E15, a higher blend of ethanol and gasoline, is EPA approved and is now being sold in a handful of states. Auto expert and car [...]

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Anti-Freeze or Welding Coolant?

When it comes to choosing a coolant for your liquid cooled welding equipment a low cost, automotive type, coolant is definitely NOT the one to pick. Automotive coolants have inhibitors, sealers and other additives specially designed for use in modern automotive engines. These additives may be be trouble for your Mig gun, Tig or Plasma torch or [...]

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Mig Welding Hint - Gas Nozzles and Spatter

Never underestimate the need for a spatter free gas shield nozzle! The gas nozzle on your Mig gun is critical since its main job is to keep the shielding gas directed around the weld puddle. It's purpose is to keep contaminates away from the molten metal thus avoiding porosity. When spatter builds up in and [...]

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