Management

the onboarding process is important for any good business

Making new hires feel welcome sets the tone for a long and productive tenure. On their first day at work, new employees get flowers and a card.

Use these guidelines to set the stage for successful hires

Gehman outlines his benefit budget for 1998.

Dennis Gehman stresses education by paying for employees for certain types of participation.

One kitchen remodel goes from good to better despite project problems.

Customers offer feedback on Stronghold's kitchen design.

Analyzing the cash flow of one kitchen remodel.

High school students build homes for class credit.

Sonny Lykos offers tips on finding and hiring new employees for a remodeling business.

Students in home building courses learn to deal with product manufacturers.

This article outlines the skills necessary in a good lead carpenter.

Sawhorse Inc. founders discuss stepping away from their businesses and letting new employees take over.

Communication is the key to an effective scheduling process.

Maintaining schedules depends on maintaining close relations with subcontractors.

In planning his schedules, Dave Carson knows delays will accumulate around three key activities.

This sidebar for 'Too Close For Comfort' analyzes in detail the financial elements of one remodeler's sunroom addition.

This sidebar for 'Too Close for Comfort' highlights the customers' perspective on the work done for their sunroom addition.

One remodeler recovers after a sunroom addition leaves him in the red.

One remodeler talks about encouraging his contractors to give better service by attending classes and going out to dinner.

One remodeler uses a customized estimating system to take complete control.

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