Sure, an informal agreement with minimal documentation is easy, but it could cost you time, money, and referrals

Suspect substance abuse? Unless you have a policy in place, your choice in how to respond is to either tolerate it or fire the employee

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Many business owners think that an office manager should be the last person you hire as your company grows. Those with experience say otherwise.

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The quality of your employment records may be the thing that fends off an expensive defense in court

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Be proactive and put a person-to-person process in place

The benefits of hiring someone with a criminal record can outweigh the risks 

Small roof repairs can lead to bigger, more lucrative, jobs for roofing contractors

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For some roofing companies, 'customer for life' starts with a timely repair

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Small-business burnout is common, and the contracting business is especially vulnerable

Medical treatment and lost wages ... When someone working on a roof falls and is injured, there's a price to pay

In this bathroom for a master suite addition to a Tudor-style home, most of the daylight comes from two north-facing skylights.

Part of a master suite addition to a Tudor-style home in Denver, most of the daylight comes from two north-facing skylights. A monochromatic palette of light colors was chosen, with a contrasting dark stain used for “his” vanity to make it feel more masculine. Interior designer: Kristi Dinner, KD Design; general contractor: Coggeshall Construction

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