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Marvin© Windows and Doors Immersion Experience

Marvin© Windows and Doors Immersion Experience

Attention Aspiring Apprentices! Marvin is looking for eight lucky winners to attend an all-expense paid, 3-day window and door installation training experience. Marvin’s own master trainer, Eric Kline, will lead the training – plus, a video crew from This Old House, along with Tom Silva and TOH CEO, Eric Thorkilsen, will attend the last day … Continue reading

Jeff Devlin to Host Evening of Excellence

Jeff Devlin will join NARI at the 2018 Spring Business Meeting to host and emcee the Evening of Excellence in Charlotte, NC on Friday, April 20, 2018. Join NARI on Saturday, April 21 where both Jeff Devlin and Kayleen McCabe will talk about workforce development and the importance of building awareness in students for the … Continue reading

Workforce Development Drives Spring Meeting

John Ratzenberger will deliver the featured keynote at the 2018 Spring Business Meeting. Known widely as Cliff Clavin in Cheers and the voice of many beloved Pixar characters, he is Hollywood’s most outspoken advocate for American manufacturing and skilled labor. Creator of a foundation that develops and funds manufacturing summer camps and scholarships nationwide, John … Continue reading

NARI Omaha Announces First Female Board President

Women in the Remodeling Industry continue to make an impact. More and more women are attracted to remodeling and construction as expansion and new opportunities are created. Greater Omaha NARI announced that Megan Bratetic, Bratetic Construction, Inc. (Omaha, NE) has been elected as the first female Chapter President to lead the Association. Bratetic is the … Continue reading

Youth Explore Careers in the Remodeling Industry

The Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of NARI (EM NARI) will host the first annual Youth Remodeling Career Day at the Bolton Fairgrounds in Lancaster, MA. on October 18th, 2016.  High school students enrolled in vocational education programs around the Commonwealth will enjoy a day-long event featuring interactive, hands on building activities, educational expo booths, mock interviews with … Continue reading

Rethink Employee Retention

Seven Guidelines for Engaging and Accommodating Older Staff By: Ruth Crocker Employers today are facing the fact that we need to keep our older workforce in place longer — and we need to help them stay healthy. Many valuable older workers can stay productive on the job with some modifications in his/her work environment. Baby … Continue reading