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Improve your hiring, retention with data

January 16, 2020 By
Using data to improve hiring and retention is easier than you may think. Follow this four-step process to have the best team of employees. Read more»
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Why you should attend the PMP Growth Summit

January 8, 2020 By
From March 4-6, 2020, Pest Management Professional (PMP) will host the fourth annual PMP Growth Summit — a buyer-seller networking event taking place in Orlando, Fla. It is designed to help pest management professionals (PMPs) become better acquainted with leading... Read more»
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From left, Bobby, Raleigh and Dennis Jenkins stand in front of the Austin, Texas, headquarters of Bobby’s company. Photo: Anna Munoz

Jenkins brothers share the ABCs of growth

January 2, 2020 By
The legacy of Robert Jenkins Sr., a Pest Management Professional (PMP) Hall of Famer (Class of 2005), clearly survives and thrives through his sons Bobby, Raleigh and Dennis. Bob Sr. was inducted not only for his vast business acumen, but... Read more»
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How to create a 1-minute management report

January 2, 2020 By
How do you create reports that concisely convey the state of your business? Dan Gordon, CPA, walks you through creating a management report. Read more»
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Streamline your software switch

December 17, 2019 By
The industry’s need to offer quality service and produce high profit margins rests on pest management professionals’ (PMPs’) ability to select the software provider that best fits their business models. My company specializes in the software conversion process for PMPs... Read more»
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ASPCRO conference tackles PSFI and more

December 12, 2019 By
The Association of Structural Pest Control Regulatory Officials (ASPCRO) held its 63rd annual conference in Franklin, Tenn. Read more»
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Reflections from a start-up spouse

December 9, 2019 By
Editor’s Note: This month’s “Diaries” column has been hijacked. It is written by none other than Pete Schopen’s wife, Tami (or as Pete calls her, “The Queen”). I should have known early on that life with Pete Schopen would be... Read more»
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The first WIPC conference offered an opportunity to learn and network. PHOTO: ANNA MUNOZ

Groups support, unite women in pest management

December 4, 2019 By
Learn more about the groups Professional Women in Pest Management and Women in Pest Control, that empower the women who work in the pest industry. Read more»

Expert tips for managing inventory

November 29, 2019 By
We asked Pest Management Professional’s columnists and editorial board members to share their best tip for managing inventory. Here are some of their responses — including a few extra that didn’t make it into our November 2019 print edition.   PMP’s Regular... Read more»
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Insurance audits: This will only hurt a little

November 22, 2019 By
Pete Schopen talks through the process of maintaing insurance for his comapny, the yearly audits that are required and his mistakes along the way. Read more»
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