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Articles by Bridget Testa

A Perfect Storm for Electric Utilities

June 20, 2008
Not only does the electric power industry have a worse age problem than most, it also has image issues. The problem is more acute when it comes to trade and operational positions, such as line workers and pipe fitters—traditional blue-collar jobs generally scorned by high school guidance counselors, parents and teachers.
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Coordination Costs Of Offshoring

December 20, 2007
Here is a list of the offshoring ‘coordination’ costs that frequently surprise the companies that don’t look beyond the lower wages of foreign workers when estimating the savings that offshoring could bring. These extra costs range from 12 percent to 57 percent of a project’s total cost, an expert says.
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