Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2017"

Effective onboarding can be the difference between success or failure for a new executive. But many organizations lack a structured onboarding process. A recent CareerBuilder report looks at the impact of this shortcoming. May 31, 2017 – Seeing less than desirable performance from your new employees or your department? It just may be your onboarding…(Read More)

By Andrew G. Simpson U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, Axios news outlet reported on Wednesday, citing two unidentified sources with direct knowledge of the decision. Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, refused to endorse the … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal&nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler State forester Bill Crapser says most of Wyoming is predicted to have slightly below average to average large wildfires this year. Crapser says there could be a lot of wildfires started by lightning but most are not expected to grow … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal    &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Ford, Nissan and Toyota over air bags that can spew shrapnel when they deploy. The complaint filed Wednesday says the manufacturers knew or should have known for more than a decade that air bags installed … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal    &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler An oil tank explosion in northern Colorado killed a worker and burned three others, shooting up flames just miles away from an unrelated gas blast last month and prompting fresh questions about safety in one of Colorado’s largest industries – … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal    &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler A small earthquake has rattled a rural area of inland Southern California, the he U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The USGS says the magnitude 3.4 quake hit about 12 miles southeast of Idyllwild and 18 miles southwest of Palm Springs. A … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal  &nbsp…(Read More)

By Andrew G. Simpson The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday tightened rules on where injury lawsuits may be filed, handing a victory to corporations by undercutting the ability of plaintiffs to bring claims in friendly courts in a case involving Texas-based BNSF Railway Co. … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler Ground crews getting help from water-dropping aircraft are battling two brush fires in Los Angeles, Calif. A small blaze that started over the weekend near large homes in the Mandeville Canyon area above Brentwood is sending up a huge plume … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal   &nbsp…(Read More)

By Don Jergler It’s been more than two months since northern Utah resident Wyatt Brammer’s house was damaged from flooding and he still hasn’t gotten it fixed. After 33 inches of water filled his basement, he said, it could cost as much as … Read More Read more here:: Insurance Journal &nbsp…(Read More)