Management

How becoming transparent has freed our company and increased close rates 

Handing your clients a completion binder at the end of a project conveys professionalism and ensures repeat business.

Larry Schaffert, CGR, discusses membership to the Remodelers Council.

In general, remodelers have to overcome an image problem. Unethical remodelers are one of the largest sources of complaints registered with the Better Business Bureau.

Supplemental spreadsheets fill a software void and create a dynamic tool for Derek Reijnen.

As schools let out in May and June, remodelers often tap the wealth of high school graduates, who are looking for their first full-time job, for additional labor.

To stay competitive in the tight job market, more remodelers are offering retirement benefits.

If you’ve been reading the series on e-construction written by HousingZone’s project and development manager, Todd Shraiberg, you may be wondering how the remodeler will fit into this brave new world. It’s pretty heady stuff.

The most technically advanced student won't last long in the workplace without interpersonal skills and an understanding of the importance of teamwork.

It's no surprise that Heather Ross majored in Architecture during her first year at Auburn University--she was designing dollhouses at the age of 10.

A company''''s mission statement goes a long way toward telling the outside world what that company wants to do.

Labor, labor, labor. Ever tire of hearing the refrain? As the crescendo builds, some remodelers are taking action instead of adding their complaints to the din.

Field laptops must perform different functions than their office counterparts.

People are often asked, 'How did you get into business?' Many times, it’s surprising to find out it all happened by accident.

Workplace drug abuse costs U.S. businesses more than $100 billion each year in lost productivity, and higher healthcare and workers’ compensation costs

Demand has been building, and now Owens Construction is ready to attack the market.

The Net will bring the industry together through 'virtual consolidation.'

Networking--it's the best way to get ahead in business. So it's no surprise that more remodelers are joining networking groups to boost their businesses.

Satisfying work and a fulfilling family life are the brass rings that people strive for, but often the demands of running a business and the stress of everyday life make them seem like unreachable goals.

Becoming a Certified Graduate Remodelor (CGR) offers a significant marketing advantage, say those who have been certified.

What began as a clients' online chronicle of their home improvement project became an e-tool for a Wisconsin remodeler.

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