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  • Florida Hurricane Precautions and Tips - With each year that passes, hurricane forecasting tools and methods are improving. However, people are still at great risk from hurricanes due to the variable nature of tropical storms. It is important that you have helpful information to help you,…
  • Drones Play Vital Role in Emergency Disaster Situations - Drones are becoming a critical tool for first responders and law enforcement across the country. Forward-thinking emergency responders are using drones, also called Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), to improve emergency prevention, response and recovery operations. With Hurricane Dorian  bearing down…
  • 4 Ways to Improve Your Construction Safety Efforts - In construction, safety is everything. Of the more than 5,000 fatal injuries that occur on the job in the U.S. every year, approximately 1,430 happened to construction workers. To put this into perspective, about 140 police officers and 70 firefighters…
  • Are Performance Reviews Harmful? - There is a growing body of evidence that conventional approaches to strategic personnel management are no longer working. This is particularly true for performance reviews. Performance reviews are traditionally the time when employee and manager set goals for the upcoming…
  • Florida Human Resources, Recruiting and Retaining 5 Tips for Building High-Performance Teams - Every company needs high-performing teams to reach success in today’s business environment. Top-performing teams are charged with energy and encourage team members to achieve goals they thought impossible. Working on a high-achieving team makes work enjoyable, exciting and an adventure…
  • Selecting the Right Siding and Doors To Weather the Storm - When a hurricane is predicted in your area, undoubtedly your first thought is to ensure your loved ones are safe and decide whether you will need to evacuate. In those critical moments, the construction of your siding and doors are…
  • Is On-Site Healthcare Right for Your Business? - Healthcare in the U.S. faces difficult challenges, including lack of access for patients, escalating costs and a tough system to navigate for consumers and health providers. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services predicts that by 2025 healthcare spending in…
  • Lanier Upshaw Best Place To Work for Lanier Upshaw Again Selected as a Top 100 Company to Work For - Lanier Upshaw was once again, named as one of Florida’s Best Companies To Work For. The annual Best Companies list is featured in the August issue of Florida Trend magazine. To participate, companies had to employ at least 15 workers in Florida…
  • Cyber Security - Cyber Insurance Is Email the Weakest Link in Your Business? - On average, a cyberattack costs a small business $53,987. This represents a substantial loss for most small businesses. One of the ways hackers attack business is using phishing attacks. Phishing is a type of scam that targets consumers by sending…
  • 3 Common Hiring Mistakes New Managers Make and How to Avoid Them - Almost every manager makes bad hiring decisions at one time or another. When it happens, the best you can do is analyze the mistake and make sure you don’t repeat the same mistake again. To put hiring mistakes in perspective,…

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