I often hear from someone lamenting about an employee. They got in a hurry to hire and now they are paying for it.
I read an article in Entrepreneur Magazine titled “Freelance Nation”. The author discusses the proper tax handling of subcontractors versus employees.
Many old timers in this business will tell you to be slow to hire and quick to fire. That is just the opposite of what too many construction-related businesses do.
If a company offers no sick pay or vacation pay…but is about to start – which is more important to offer first, anticipating that the next year we can offer the other?
Do you know who you are sending out to your job sites? Do you run background checks before you hire employees? It's time to start.
If being a lawyer is just like any other job, why do so many people regard it as a better career than that of a tradesperson like an electrician, carpenter or plumber?
All of the industries that we work with share one thing in common: they employ tradespeople . . . But there’s a problem: there’s not enough of you to go around.
We are in a business whose backbone is good communication. I’m sure that would apply to most businesses, but it certainly is true in construction.