One way to combat the labor shortage is by using methods—such as modular construction—that require fewer workers and less time. Modular builds have picked up steam in the commercial market and many are predicting a slow, but steady, increase on the residential side as well. Installing a custom modular addition typically takes less than half the time as building an addition on site.
The coming year will bring faster paced, more significant change across multiple areas of the remodeling market
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Hiring a professional recruiting firm can help remodelers find qualified workers. Here's what you need to know.
Ads list what they want in a candidate, but nothing about what they offer
Design meetings that involve every employee generate better results and a deeper understanding of the project
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Social media, a tight job market, and advancing technology give remodelers cause to rethink their companies’ adaptability
Kira Obermeier and Ariel Darmoni of 123 Remodeling in Chicago discuss a project
Until we rehabilitate our industry’s sexist reputation, it will be hard to attract women to our vocation
Tolerating or ignoring sexual harassment could toxify your workplace and set you up for a lawsuit
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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
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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