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How an Employee Handbook Can Save You Time

Posted with permission from our partners at FCA Work Vehicles US. To read more useful articles like this one, please visit their blog at blog.fcaworkvehiclesus.com. You know how to do your work and what you expect of your employees. But do they know what you expect of them? Have you communicated it to them clearly? If … Continue reading

Learn to Play by Google’s SEO Rules

by Lorraine Hart If you haven’t already noticed, Google has recently implemented some new policies that can vastly affect your ability to get found on the Internet. While SEO has always been a challenge, the recent announcement by Google has added a new element to the game. For those of you with the good fortune … Continue reading

Remodelers Play a Critical Role in Driving Energy Savings

Press release from NARI’s Marketing & Communications Department Research clearly shows that U.S. homeowners want energy savings, but without help from professional remodelers, few projects would actually happen. This is based on the January 2015 Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) Sentiment Tracking Study and from a recent survey conducted by the National Association of the … Continue reading

Why Certify?

Stand out, move business ahead with CR The Certified Remodeler (CR) education program is designed to recognize and identify full service remodeling professionals who have undergone detailed review and testing in areas of businessmanagement, technical skills and ethical conduct. What am I learning? Becoming a CR will help you whip your business into shape. Course … Continue reading

Help solve your clients’ financing issues

Sales experts know that in order to make a sale, they must identify the client’s problems and provide the solution. Financing continues to be a barrier to growth in the remodeling industry—and it may be a solution remodelers can help with in order to make the sale. Remodeler opinions vary when it comes to whether … Continue reading

Owners benefit from project management skills at every level

“Project management is a key driver of my company success,” says Michael McCutcheon, owner of McCutcheon Construction Inc., based in Berkeley, Calif. Not surprising—considering he employs eight Certified Remodeler Project Managers (CRPM) at his remodeling company. McCutcheon believes in the power of investing in training and education as a way to boost employee morale, but … Continue reading

Writing a successful business plan

A business plan is a guide to where the business is going and the plan to get there over a determined period of time. The plan defines the business structure, goals and strategies on how to achieve those goals. “It is your strategic roadmap to getting the business to the place you decide it should … Continue reading