Management http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6635/more en Nexstar Member Network welcomes new coaches Scott Brinkley and Shane Rau http://contractormag.com/management/nexstar-member-network-welcomes-new-coaches-scott-brinkley-and-shane-rau <div class="field-deck"> Angel Braaten hired as staff accountant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nexstar Network is pleased to announce the hiring of two new coaches and a staff accountant. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/nexstar-member-network-welcomes-new-coaches-scott-brinkley-and-shane-rau" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/nexstar-member-network-welcomes-new-coaches-scott-brinkley-and-shane-rau#comments Management Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:41:00 +0000 432901 at http://contractormag.com <p>Left to right, Scott Brinkley, Shane Rau and Angel Braaten.</p> Viega promotes Scott Rea to Regional Sales Manager for Pacific Northwest http://contractormag.com/management/viega-promotes-scott-rea-regional-sales-manager-pacific-northwest <div class="field-deck"> Viega expands sales strategy to increase presence in key industries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Viega LLC announces the promotion of Scott Rea to regional sales manager, responsible for the Pacific Northwest region.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/viega-promotes-scott-rea-regional-sales-manager-pacific-northwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/viega-promotes-scott-rea-regional-sales-manager-pacific-northwest#comments Management Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:16:00 +0000 432891 at http://contractormag.com The pros of batting cleanup http://contractormag.com/yates/pros-batting-cleanup <div class="node-body article-body">You’ve been there too, and the call asking for your help is a Siren’s song too hard to resist. You know you want to see what corners the bums cut to undercut your bids. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/yates/pros-batting-cleanup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/yates/pros-batting-cleanup#comments Yates Plumbing Radiant Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:30:00 +0000 432861 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Preparing for the Trump economy http://contractormag.com/michel/preparing-trump-economy <div class="node-body article-body">For good or bad, Donald Trump is the new president. What does that mean for you and your plumbing business? </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/michel/preparing-trump-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/michel/preparing-trump-economy#comments Marketing Michel Registered User Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:02:00 +0000 432851 at http://contractormag.com <p><span>Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives two thumbs up to the crowd during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. </span></p> Chip Somodevilla / Staff / Getty Images News Fujitsu General America names Andrew Armstrong Vice President of Sales and Marketing http://contractormag.com/management/fujitsu-general-america-names-andrew-armstrong-vice-president-sales-and-marketing <div class="node-body article-body">Fujitsu General America, Inc., based in Fairfield, NJ, has announced the hiring of Andrew (Andy) Armstrong as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/fujitsu-general-america-names-andrew-armstrong-vice-president-sales-and-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/fujitsu-general-america-names-andrew-armstrong-vice-president-sales-and-marketing#comments Management Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:48:00 +0000 432801 at http://contractormag.com <p>Andrew (Andy) Armstrong.</p> Keeping an eye on everything in the field http://contractormag.com/feldmans/keeping-eye-everything-field <div class="node-body article-body">Now playing on eyewear near you: wearable computing (smart glass) technology for field service industries.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/feldmans/keeping-eye-everything-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/feldmans/keeping-eye-everything-field#comments Feldmans Technology Registered User Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:05:00 +0000 432791 at http://contractormag.com Inadvertent code violation http://contractormag.com/eatherton/inadvertent-code-violation <div class="node-body article-body">For many years, there has been a practice in the field of hydronics of taking a code-compliant, dual-use, tank-style water heater and using it for both domestic hot water (DHW) and space heating...</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/eatherton/inadvertent-code-violation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/eatherton/inadvertent-code-violation#comments Codes Eatherton Hydronics Registered User Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:23:00 +0000 432781 at http://contractormag.com <p>Legionella bacterium.</p> iStock/Thinkstock How business owners can avoid the life insurance tax trap http://contractormag.com/blackman/how-business-owners-can-avoid-life-insurance-tax-trap <div class="node-body article-body">The easiest way for a successful business owner to create tax-free wealth is by the proper use of life insurance. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/blackman/how-business-owners-can-avoid-life-insurance-tax-trap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/blackman/how-business-owners-can-avoid-life-insurance-tax-trap#comments Blackman Taxes Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:58:00 +0000 432771 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Becoming a great contractor http://contractormag.com/management/becoming-great-contractor <div class="node-body article-body">There’s a difference between good chief executives and great ones. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/becoming-great-contractor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/becoming-great-contractor#comments Management Registered User Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:33:00 +0000 432761 at http://contractormag.com <p>Mike Agugliaro at the beginning of his contracting career.</p> The Millennials are coming, the Millennials are coming! http://contractormag.com/best-practices/millennials-are-coming-millennials-are-coming <div class="node-body article-body">In the case of the Millennials, 80 million of them are coming. 80 million! It’s the largest single generational block of human beings to ever hit the United States of America. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/best-practices/millennials-are-coming-millennials-are-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/best-practices/millennials-are-coming-millennials-are-coming#comments Best Practices Registered User Mon, 09 Jan 2017 22:54:00 +0000 432691 at http://contractormag.com