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Celebrating Safely: Tips for Planning Your Holiday Parties

The winter holidays are coming — displays are already up in some stores. We’re not even to Halloween, but it is a reminder that parties and celebrations for you and your staff are coming soon. Some of you already have party plans in place — it’s not to soon to start thinking about it. Throwing […]

6 Ways to Motivate Your ENTIRE Team

I was reading an article in INC Magazine about motivating sales teams and I noticed that many of the concepts suggested to push a sales team to succeed, would also work nicely for everyone in the company. So, this article talked about different ways to motive a sales team, beyond of course a commission check, […]

Tips For Having a Successful (and legal) Holiday Company Party

It’s the holiday season, and that means parties, outings and more for you and your staff. While these events can be wonderful team building events, if not planned correctly, they could also be Petri dishes for legal problems. Here are some things to think about before you throw that awesome party. Are Employees Paid to […]

9 Keys to a Company Wellness Plan

length 3:39 (not including bonus content) Have you ever wished you were in better physical shape? Do you find yourself watching your weight at home but totally ignore calories when you’re at work? Or are you working so much that you’re not taking the time you need to work out and be healthy? Well, in […]

How to Combat the Labor Shortage

length 3:10 (not including bonus content) I talk to dozens of remodelers each week and one of the most common concerns I hear these days is, “I’m trying to hire more people and we’re not finding anyone.” Well, unfortunately, this situation isn’t going away anytime soon. In fact, experts predict that high employment in the construction […]

How to Keep New Hires From Jumping Ship

Have you ever hired a great new employee, only to have him leave six months later? You’re not alone. According to The Society for Human Resources Management, the chances of a new hire leaving in the first 18 months can be as high as 50 percent. With the economy heating up, many remodelers are in […]

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