Rehiring Former Employees

By Scott Arnold

Rehiring Former Employees – Good Idea or Bad Idea? Is rehiring a former employee a good idea or a big mistake? Employees who are rehired are now referred to as Boomerang Employees. Should you hire them back? The million dollar question is… Why did they leave in the first place? The thought of hiring former…

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Social Media Advertising For Contractors

By Scott Arnold

Social Media Advertising for Contractors – The Benefits Advertising has progressed tenfold over the last decade. Television advertising replaced printed ads, banner advertising replace printed ads, pop up ads replaced banner ads and now social media has basically replaced all of them. In 2015 over 23 billion dollars were spent on social media advertising and…

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Time Management

By Robert Robillard

How To Manage Your Time Better Image: appraisalnewsonline Spend your time doing the important things! How many times have you wished you had more time in the day to get things done? . Managing one’s time can be a difficult task for some and easy for others. For me time management and staying on task…

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Choosing a Workboot

By Jeff Williams

Choosing a Workboot In today’s marketplace, more workboots are available than ever before. The sheer number of choices can be overwhelming. In this article we’ll give you some helpful tips and advice to help you narrow down the field when choosing a workboot. Recently we attended a media event with KEEN Utility and saw their…

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How to Become a Licensed Carpenter

By Robert Robillard

                    The Full Guide on How to Become a Licensed Carpenter Image Source As with every contractor license, there are certain requirements and steps that need to be fulfilled in order to become a licensed carpenter. License requirements might include prior experience, a training certificate, or…

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Software On The Job Site

By Jeff Williams

 Job Site Efficiency Most of us use computers and software on a daily basis, from our laptops and tablets to even our automobiles and heavy equipment. It is everywhere in society and it has been making some serious inroads to the construction industry the last few years. Computers and software have been in the construction office…

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Hard to Reach House Repairs

By Robert Robillard

Working at Heights On Residential Homes As carpenters we often have to perform repairs at heights.  On many homes these repairs are quick and typically done off ladders, roof jack or ladder jacks. The problem with these methods is they can be dangerous, do not provide a work surface, or tool set up area. When you stop…

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Start Your Own Carpentry Business

By Robert Robillard

Carpenter Skills Many of us grew up watching our parents turn a basement or garage into a carpentry workshop, spend countless weekends building furniture, and amaze us with the results. But whether your passion for carpentry started in childhood or later in life, you undoubtedly know the special kind of satisfaction which comes from building…

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