Management http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6635/more en Three simple words that close mores service calls http://contractormag.com/best-practices/three-simple-words-close-mores-service-calls <div class="node-body article-body">How many times have we found ourselves in situations where problems escalate because we didn’t listen?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/best-practices/three-simple-words-close-mores-service-calls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/best-practices/three-simple-words-close-mores-service-calls#comments Best Practices Registered User Tue, 03 May 2016 19:47:00 +0000 419111 at http://contractormag.com CMD report predicts continued improvement for residential and non-residential construction in Q2 http://contractormag.com/management/cmd-report-predicts-continued-improvement-residential-and-non-residential-construction-q2 <div class="field-deck"> Construction starts show promise during first quarter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. construction starts increased 7.4 percent, higher than expected in the first quarter of 2016. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/cmd-report-predicts-continued-improvement-residential-and-non-residential-construction-q2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/cmd-report-predicts-continued-improvement-residential-and-non-residential-construction-q2#comments Management Tue, 03 May 2016 19:30:00 +0000 419101 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Rheem employees earn prestigious Energy Management credentials http://contractormag.com/management/rheem-employees-earn-prestigious-energy-management-credentials <div class="field-deck"> Sales team members have passed rigorous testing to be qualified as energy management experts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rheem is proud to announce the names of the Rheem Team sales members who are now designated as Certified Energy Managers (CEM).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/rheem-employees-earn-prestigious-energy-management-credentials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/rheem-employees-earn-prestigious-energy-management-credentials#comments Management Tue, 03 May 2016 19:01:00 +0000 419081 at http://contractormag.com <p>Left to right: Shaun Thomas, Mark Ritz and Bobby Seals.</p> Rheem. Nonresidential construction spending slips in March http://contractormag.com/management/nonresidential-construction-spending-slips-march <div class="field-byline"> Associated Builders and Contractors </div> <div class="field-deck"> Year-over-year gains remain healthy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nonresidential construction spending fell 0.4 percent on a monthly basis in March, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/nonresidential-construction-spending-slips-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/nonresidential-construction-spending-slips-march#comments Management Mon, 02 May 2016 19:49:00 +0000 418711 at http://contractormag.com Update on Overtime Rule Changes http://contractormag.com/best-practices/update-overtime-rule-changes <div class="field-byline"> William E. Ford </div> <div class="field-deck"> Be proactive, prepare for these significant changes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Based upon this action, it’s possible that the overtime rules could come sooner than the expected date of July/August of 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/best-practices/update-overtime-rule-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/best-practices/update-overtime-rule-changes#comments Best Practices Registered User Mon, 02 May 2016 16:21:00 +0000 418701 at http://contractormag.com The IAPMO Group Washington update http://contractormag.com/management/iapmo-group-washington-update <div class="field-byline"> Dain M. Hansen, Sr. VP, Government Relations, The IAPMO Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This week the House passed a bill to loosen federal laws relating to business start-ups’ ability to pitch investors, legislation to protect e-mail privacy and a resolution to block the Department of Labor’s final fiduciary rule. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/iapmo-group-washington-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/iapmo-group-washington-update#comments Management Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:06:00 +0000 418681 at http://contractormag.com <p>The US Capitol Building, Washington, DC.</p> iStock/Thinkstock Watts Water Technologies names new Business Development Manager for Blücher Products http://contractormag.com/management/watts-water-technologies-names-new-business-development-manager-bl-cher-products <div class="node-body article-body">Watts Water announced today that James “Jimmy” Hunt has joined the company as Business Development Manager – Blücher Products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/watts-water-technologies-names-new-business-development-manager-bl-cher-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/watts-water-technologies-names-new-business-development-manager-bl-cher-products#comments Management Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:31:00 +0000 418631 at http://contractormag.com <p>Jimmy Hunt.</p> Quarterly GDP growth slowest in two years http://contractormag.com/management/quarterly-gdp-growth-slowest-two-years <div class="field-byline"> Associated Builders and Contractors </div> <div class="field-deck"> U.S. output barely growing, nonresidential investment down </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Real gross domestic product (GDP) expanded only 0.5 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rate) during 2016's first quarter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/quarterly-gdp-growth-slowest-two-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/quarterly-gdp-growth-slowest-two-years#comments Management Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:05:00 +0000 418611 at http://contractormag.com The BP Group receives the E. Robert Kent Award for Management Innovation http://contractormag.com/management/bp-group-receives-e-robert-kent-award-management-innovation <div class="field-deck"> BP Group’s PIPES system is recognized by The Mechanical Contractors Association of America </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The BP Group's PIPES system, standing for process, information, portal, enabling, and success, is recognized by The Mechanical Contractors Association of America. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/bp-group-receives-e-robert-kent-award-management-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/bp-group-receives-e-robert-kent-award-management-innovation#comments Management Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:59:00 +0000 418281 at http://contractormag.com <p>Left to right, Dennis Shuman (Chairman of the Management Methods Committee),&nbsp;Steve Heiderstadt, Robert Barbera, John Losey (holding the award) and John Fanneron of the BP Group, and Steve Dawson.</p> CEO Warrior founder Mike Agugliaro hosts Fast Track CEO Workshop, May 17-20 http://contractormag.com/management/ceo-warrior-founder-mike-agugliaro-hosts-fast-track-ceo-workshop-may-17-20 <div class="field-deck"> Author and CEO mentor, Mike Agugliaro, offers home service industry business owners a blueprint to success in just four days </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mike Agugliaro, co-owner of Gold Medal Service, a $28 million home service business, will host an intensive, four-day Warrior Fast Track Academy workshop in East Brunswick, New Jersey May 17-20.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/ceo-warrior-founder-mike-agugliaro-hosts-fast-track-ceo-workshop-may-17-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/ceo-warrior-founder-mike-agugliaro-hosts-fast-track-ceo-workshop-may-17-20#comments Management Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:26:00 +0000 418271 at http://contractormag.com <p>Mike Agugliaro, co-owner of Gold Medal Service.</p>