Five tips for overcoming common pitfalls when working with allowances
Strategies that enable employees to enjoy a better work-life balance are becoming more popular. But can a home improvement company adopt them?
A step-by-step breakdown for sales managers from a leading remodeler
The risk-reward nature of fixed-price contracts may not be the best fit for today’s design-build market
The remodeling market is strong, but are you ready to take advantage of it? Take this simple fitness test to see if you’re properly positioned for growth.
Rather than searching for a one-size-fits-all pay plan, use big-picture tactics to keep teams motivated
Let go of hiring the perfect candidate. Instead, hire potential and train to perfection.
A new book by an industry author helps contractors with time management
Even today, many smaller companies don’t take advantage of software solutions. A study from Fit Small Business revealed that no single type of software category had a full 50 percent usage rate. The highest ranked—accounting-based programs—was at 49.8 percent. The most common reason given for not purchasing the software was cost, yet the efficiency gained by using the right tools will pay back the initial investment many times over.
Consider these questions before purchasing digital solutions for your company
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You can argue about whether or not it’s ethical, but employee poaching is going to happen. So what can you do about it?
A program designed to streamline workflows for businesses big and small
There is no faster, more effective way to develop empathy with your clients’ experience than to become a remodeling client yourself
Successfully managing people involves acquiring a cluster of skills. These can be learned.
There’s an aspect of workplace culture that I don’t hear discussed.
Use these tips to test whether an applicant has the skills and dedication for the job
Tradeoffs are a fact of life for remodeling Clients. To make good decisions, they need information...all of it.
A full-time marketer skilled in lead generation methods can drive big growth. Finding that person might not be easy.
The solution to handling stress often lies in better time management