Operations

You've Incorporated–Great! Now Make Sure You Act Like One

Incorporating shields you from attacks on your household so long as you keep business and personal stuff separate Read more

Lowe's Settles for $9.5M in Class Action Wage Suit

Retailer accused of 'misclassifying' HR managers in violation of FLSA provision Read more

Hiring Tip: Ask Job Candidates for Their Love Stories

Learn when they first caught the bug to build. That could tell you how passionate they’ll be on the job. Read more

Tags: Hiring
When Good Men Are Hard to Find—and Harder to Hire

Expanding your crew can be more difficult than simply setting up an interview Read more

The Buck Stops Where?

Ever deal with a nightmare supplier? Mike Damora, a columnist for REMODELING's sister publication, REPLACEMENT CONTRACTOR, has. Here's his story and why accountability is an important part of an organization’s culture—and so is a lack of it. Read more

Yellow Pad Estimating for Contractors: The Good and the BadYellow Pad Estimating for Contractors: The Good and the Bad

What seems like a time-saver at first could hurt you as you grow Read more

Think You Don't Need an Employee Handbook? Think Again

Even a simple document can protect you from mistakes and lawsuits that can kill your business Read more

Tags: Staffing
Are You Ready to Make Your First Hire?

It's a tough question to answer. Are you just going through a busy period or is your business truly growing and requiring more resources? Determining when to hire your first employee is a critical point in building your business and here are two tests to help you determine whether its time to grow your workforce. Read more

Can Accounting Reports Really Be Beautiful?

Accounting probably isn't your favorite part of your business, but that doesn't mean its not essential. Heck, it's probably the most important part of your business and something you should have a basic understanding of. If numbers aren't your game, don't worry, there are apps and software out there to help you. Read more

Prepare Your Business for a Natural Disaster

How ready is your business to survive a natural disaster? Are important documents locked away in a safe place? Is vital information stored in the cloud? Here are some tips for preparing your business should the Mother Nature unleash her wrath on it. Read more

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