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.
The benefits of hiring someone with a criminal record can outweigh the risks
Medical treatment and lost wages ... When someone working on a roof falls and is injured, there's a price to pay
Creating a successful internship program for your company is all about creating a process, including managing it
The last step in your hiring process may prove to be the most crucial
The trend toward more frequent, more subjective employee appraisals begs the question: What should you be measuring?
Industry associations are taking direct action to help alleviate the labor shortage
People are your company's greatest asset—an asset that requires close attention and a strategic focus
Immigrant installers can be a dream come true when you rise to the communication challenge
Social media platform tests a new feature for hiring
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.
Technology is a tool, but let's not forget that it's just that
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As competition for workers intensifies, home improvement companies direct more efforts to training
On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor redefined the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime threshold
Many home improvement business owners reaching a key growth stage will consider if, when, and how, to engage someone else to run their company