Matching Skill Set with the Job

Everyone likes to win, and most don’t enjoy failing. This becomes magnified in one’s professional life. People don’t show up to work each day and tell themselves, “I can’t wait to fail today.” Their struggle to find success may very likely be a consequence of working in a role that doesn’t fit their skillsets. I recently read a news publication claiming 72% of employed people are unhappy with their jobs. WOW! 72 out of 100 people are working in jobs they dislike. Why?


Matching Skill Set with the Job
Matching Skill Set with the Job
Source: Kitchen News

Placing safety at the forefront

We can never talk too much about shop safety and the proper procedures that are necessary for handling slabs. Unfortunately, from time to time, we hear about a tragic fatality that most likely could have been prevented if more attention was paid to the handling process. Because safety should be considered with the upmost importance, Stone World makes it a focal point once a year. But for those working with slabs, safety should be a daily reminder.


Placing safety at the forefront
Placing safety at the forefront
Source: Kitchen News

Stone Services Group and Quote Countertops Partner to Offer Unique Industry Offering

Stone Services Group (SSG) is proud to announce that it has partnered with Quote Countertop (Quote) to offer their unmatched consumer-facing technologies.  The partnership combines the unique cutting-edge offering of Quote’s 3-D visualizer and instant/online quoting tool with other revenue generating packages in SSG’s portfolio such as the Granite Gold Protection Plan and Hot Sauce up selling software.


Stone Services Group and Quote Countertops Partner to Offer Unique Industry Offering
Stone Services Group and Quote Countertops Partner to Offer Unique Industry Offering
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UK Designers' Secrets to Creating Kids' Rooms That Grow With Them (8 photos)

Wondering what’s the most important thing to include in a room for your baby or young child? Yes, toy storage is essential, but if you want to avoid waste, it’s vital to incorporate furniture and decor that lasts. Take a look at these rooms, where UK Houzz professionals have planned ahead to help homeowners…


UK Designers’ Secrets to Creating Kids’ Rooms That Grow With Them (8 photos)
UK Designers’ Secrets to Creating Kids’ Rooms That Grow With Them (8 photos)
Source: Houzz Kitchens

U.S. Department of Labor Revises National Emphasis Program to Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has established a revised National Emphasis Program (NEP) to identify and reduce or eliminate worker exposures to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) in general industry, maritime, and construction.


U.S. Department of Labor Revises National Emphasis Program to Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
U.S. Department of Labor Revises National Emphasis Program to Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
Source: Kitchen News