• It’s Hard to Find Good Help These Days

    It’s Hard to Find Good Help These Days

    With more workers turning to the trades as a way to make an honest living, it shouldn’t be so hard to find good help. And yet it’s a problem many contractors face; finding reliable, productive workers to fill crews is getting harder and harder.

  • How do you Stand Out from the Crowd?

    How do you Stand Out from the Crowd? Tips to Do More with your Branding

    Marketing is just as much a specialized field as contracting - experts on it are highly trained and knowledgeable. But unless you’re already raking in the dough, you probably don’t have room in your advertising budget for a marketing specialist. And to start raking in that dough, you need quality advertising and branding.

  • Aches and Pains and Spasms! Are you Listening to your Body’s Cries for Help?

    Aches and Pains and Spasms! Are you Listening to your Body’s Cries for Help?

    The old saying goes if something hurts, don’t do it, but that’s patronizing in a way because your body’s aches and pains are trying to tell you what’s going on beneath the surface. By listening to your body’s cries for help, you can keep your business’s most expensive, most valuable tool and asset in tip-top condition.

  • Staying Motivated, Busy or Slow

    Staying Motivated, Busy or Slow

    Then there will be the other times when you’re scrambling to find work while your bank account steadily decreases. Regardless of ebb or flow, you have to stay motivated as a contractor, otherwise, your business is in jeopardy.

  • Fatigue and You: 5 Things You Need to Know

    Fatigue and You: 5 Things You Need to Know

    As a contractor, you’re at risk of fatigue simply because of the physically demanding nature of the job. Your risk increases with exposure to extreme job sites and exposure to hazardous materials sometimes used for your work.

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