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Connecting Through Social Media Marketing
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Social media made news last year. According to Pew Research Center’s December “Social Media Update 2013,” an estimated 73 percent of adults now use a social networking site of some kind. Facebook remains by far the dominant platform (71 percent), but 42 percent of adults now use multiple sites.

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The Attitude Effect
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The idea that employee attitudes affect work performance is not new. Management professor Frederick Herzberg’s employee motivation research from the 1950s is still taught in business schools.

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The Era Of Happiness
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It may seem that running an electrical contracting business is harder than it used to be. Technology can mechanize many tasks and reduce errors, but research has revealed that employee attitudes have a greater effect on productivity than anyone realized.


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Eaton’s Power Xpert multipoint meter
Following the Power Flow
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Although submeters have long enabled building owners, multiresidential property managers and facility managers to better control energy consumption and costs, use of the technology has remained steady in about 10 to 15 percent of the commercial and multifamily residential building space.

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Burndy offers a selection of battery-powered cutting and crimping tools.
Cool Tools: Battery-Assisted Tools
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As hand tools evolved, they have made some routine manual tasks easier with the incorporation of small batteries. Battery-assisted crimping tools and cutters are examples that come to mind.

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