Whether you are a one-person operation and want to stay that way, or a 200 tuck company, you need to implement systems and procedures. The best contractors increase their average repair and replacement ticket and prevent costly callbacks by using proper call handling procedures, onsite call assessment forms, pricing standards, and work delivery checklists for every job they do.
By Wendell Bedell
7 Ways to Reignite Creativity in Your Team It's hard to stay creative throughout the day when there are so many demands on your time and energy. To avoid getting bogged down, especially when your project starts feeling like a marathon, try these approaches to re-energize and reignite creativity in your team.
What You Need to Know About the New Overtime Rules Starting Dec. 1, the salary threshold for overtime that’s been in place since 2004 will nearly double to $47,476, and it will continue to rise every three years per new regulations approved by the Department of Labor (DOL) in May.
How to Retire at 40 The “4 percent rule” is a bedrock of retirement planning. But does it apply to those who quit working before 65? The rule of thumb holds that retirees who spend only 4 percent of their investment portfolio annually, adjusted for inflation, will be able to stretch out their savings for the rest of their life.
Don't Be Afraid to Be the Boss As much as we hate to admit it, our relationship with our employees sometimes resembles the parent/child relationship. We’re responsible for the actions of our employees, we give them direction and they often come to us for advice, both professionally and personally.