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Industry associations are taking direct action to help alleviate the labor shortage

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People are your company's greatest asset—an asset that requires close attention and a strategic focus 

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Immigrant installers can be a dream come true when you rise to the communication challenge

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Social media platform tests a new feature for hiring

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Until recently, employees who left a company were considered disloyal and were often prohibited from being rehired. But today re-hires happen often enough to have a name—Boomerang employees.

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Technology is a tool, but let's not forget that it's just that

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Small Business Health Care Relief Act passes House

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As competition for workers intensifies, home improvement companies direct more efforts to training

remodelers and the new overtime regulations

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On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor redefined the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime threshold

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Many home improvement business owners reaching a key growth stage will consider if, when, and how, to engage someone else to run their company

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Home improvement companies share secrets of success for recruiting young sales talent

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The greater the effort made to prepare new hires for their job, the more likely it is that they will succeed

Photo: Dan Morrison

Photo: Dan Morrison

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Held fast in the grip of an ongoing shortage of workers, the remodeling industry is embarking on a series of initiatives to combat the problem

Kayleen McCabe, host of DIY Network’s Renovation Nation

Kayleen McCabe, host of DIY Network’s Renovation Nation. Photo: courtesy Kayleen McCabe

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How Kayleen McCabe is doing her part to address the labor shortage in construction

Erika Taylor, chief of content for Professional Remodeler
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Virtually every group representing businesses, including the NAHB, opposes the Department of Labor's new rules regarding who is exempt from overtime pay 

Looking for labor shortage solutions
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Brian Elias offers a solution to the skilled labor shortage

Providing job-related training helps home improvement companies retain employees.
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Spending time and money to train employees may seem like an ancillary expense—until you have to pay the cost of replacing those employees

Euro Design Build Remodel is trying a new service-based system for recognizing staff achievement.
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At Euro Design Build Remodel, a new service-based system for awarding staff provides incentive and recognition 

Why it's important for small-business owners to take vacation
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Don’t keep putting off that vacation. Instead, plan for it, then do it. Your business and employees will thank you.

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