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Commercial Enterprise
January 30 2023

OEE Calculator

OEE stands for Overall Equipment Effectiveness. This metric is the gold standard that maintenance managers use to assess how well equipment is performing. OEE is meant to answer three equipment performance-related questions: How often is equipment available to run? How…

Commercial Enterprise
January 27 2023

Reliability and Maintenance – the 3 KPIs Every Facility…

One of the challenges of implementing an effective maintenance program at any industrial organization is deciding how best to measure performance and set goals. Maintenance programs produce a lot of data but with so much information at your fingertips, it…

AEC
January 27 2023

Onboarding Trends: What’s Out? What’s In? What’s Next?

The pre-pandemic era is in the past and now various industries are faced with new challenges in the workforce. Many organizations have transformed their work environment and their hiring, onboarding, and training methods are or need to follow suit. We…

AEC
January 13 2023

Employee Onboarding: Ways to Shrink the Skills Gap and…

Onboarding employees is an essential step in the hiring process, and it also can be valuable to re-onboard current employees that have changed responsibilities within your organization. It’s an opportunity to close skill gaps due to retiring employees, the great resignation,…

AEC
January 3 2023

OSHA Form 300: Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses

In earlier posts, we’ve described how to determine if an injury or illness at the workplace is work-related and recordable, and, if so, how to complete OSHA’s Form 301, Injury and Illness Incident Report. If you want to review those…

AEC
December 16 2022

How to Identify and Close Skill Gaps at Work

Consider this scenario, if you will. You're a training manager. Or maybe you're someone else who is involved in training--the head of operations, or in HR, or the safety manager. You or someone else at work determines there's a performance…

AEC
October 21 2022

White Paper: Manufacturing Downtime and the Bottom Line

A skilled workforce is essential to preventative maintenance and mitigating costly downtime. This white paper is a critical piece linking the investment of training and technology to shop floor operations and the bottom line for organizations.  In this white paper…

AEC
October 20 2022

Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) Training Resources

At Vector Solutions, we offer online training, continuing education, and other performance-improvement solutions for the Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) industries. Of course, our learning management system (LMS), elearning courses for online training in the AEC industry, and accredited live…

Facilities Management
August 31 2022

FM Firm Slashes Turnover; Reduces Costs by $1Million+

The Challenge A major global facilities management firm was struggling to hire qualified maintenance techs and to retain those new hires. In the previous year, they had hired 2,000 techs, only to see 60% of those new hires leave the…