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Special Edition of PowerTips TV: Award Winner

We wanted to kick off 2018 PowerTips TV with a special edition Throw-back. Right before we closed up shop for the holidays, we received word that our own Mark Harari won a MarCom Gold Award for his work on the Summit Kickoff Video we presented in Minneapolis in September. According to their website, “MarCom Awards…

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PowerTips Throw-back Thursday: “9 Keys to a Company Wellness Plan”

The Holidays can be a tough time to stay on track of personal wellness, especially when it comes to indulging in the great food, treats, drinks, etc. and exercise gets tougher with colder weather hitting much of the country. Today we’re throwing it back to a PowerTips TV Episode that takes a closer look at…

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How To Build An Org Chart For Today And Tomorrow

  Many of our Remodelers Advantage members have built their companies up over a period of time, often starting with 1-2 employees and adding team members as the company grows from year to year. Production, Sales, Estimating, Support… The next thing you know you have 10, 15, 20 employees or maybe more. In this episode…

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How To Fire an Employee “The Right Way”

  Letting an employee go is one of the most unpleasant parts of owning or managing a business. We all want our employees to be fantastic in their jobs… to be so wonderful that we never have to think about firing someone. But that’s not the real world, now is it? In today’s episode we’re…

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PowerTips TV Throw-back Thursday: “How a Job Autopsy Can Save Future Profits”

In our last throw-back episode of the season, we take a closer look at Slippage and how it can destroy the profit margin your team works so hard to obtain. In order to keep it from becoming a recurring problem, we cover how to perform a “Job Autopsy” or a break-down of where things went…

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PowerTips TV Throw-back Thursday: “How to Combat the Labor Shortage”

This week’s throw-back episode goes back to 2015, but the topic remains a top discussion point at almost all Roundtables Meetings here at Remodelers Advantage. According to a recent article in Fortune Magazine, “60% of contractors reported difficulty finding skilled workers in the third quarter of 2017 due to an ongoing skilled labor shortage…” and…

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Job Description Creep: “and All Other Duties Required”

Job Description Creep: “and All Other Duties Required”

The phrase at the end of most job descriptions, “and all other duties as required” is one of the most dangerous expressions a remodeling company can include when looking for your next team member. While it is intended to capture any additional items that are not included in the overall description, it often has very…

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