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Bulletproof Sales Contracts

How to write a thorough and complete contract that will help avoid hassles during and after the job. More

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The Employee-Centered Company and Your Financial Freedom

In the employee-centered company, turnover can virtually disappear. Along with it,... More

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Brainstorming Solutions to the Skilled Worker Shortage

Business experts share their tips and techniques for hiring and retaining good... More

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October Letters

Installing kitchen cabinets in plane, misclassifying workers, Lowe's lumber-sizing lawsuit More

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Tracking the Owner's Time

You need to know what functions you perform before you can make informed hiring... More

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Take the Discount

Most lumberyards offer a discount for early payment. Don't let that 2% discount go to waste. More

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How to Conduct a Job Start Review

If you work with employees or subs, you need to be clear about what, exactly, the... More

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Options for Figuring Overtime

When employees are paid different wage rates for different types of work, figuring... More

Wages on Hold

Most of the remodeling company owners we spoke with for this article had to cut wages during the recession. But many are reporting that in the past two years they have started to increase pay. As Craig Huseby, owner of Huseby Homes, in Nashville, Tenn., put it, 'You can only go so long without giving a man a raise.' More

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Put Your Construction Business Purchasing Systems to Work

In July we discussed the basics of a purchasing system, and how it can help you... More

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