Tag: employees

5 questions with Amy Chapman

December 18, 2018 By
Amy Chapman received the National Pest Management Association’s Women of Excellence Award at PestWorld 2018. Read more»
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Achieve your winter training goals

December 12, 2018 By
Winter months mean cool weather and fewer pests — the perfect time to expand your knowledge of pest control. Don’t neglect to incorporate training and education into the wintertime to-do list for your company. Take the time to develop training... Read more»
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10 tips for a better online employee survey

May 15, 2018 By
Environmental Pest Service conducts such surveys regularly. Read more»
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2018 State of the Industry Survey: PMP business dashboard

December 15, 2017 By
The prevailing wisdom is that pest management is a people business above all else. Read more»
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Hire hard so the managing’s easy

November 27, 2017 By
During your recruiting process, ask yourself the following four questions. Read more»
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Consistency counts for McNeely Pest training center

October 31, 2017 By
The North Carolina firm ensures solid quality by focusing on employee training and growth. The good news this year for McNeely Pest Control is that the firm is building a training center. The bad news this year for McNeely Pest... Read more»
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PMPs discuss attracting, developing and retaining employees

October 9, 2017 By
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKiw-sPgAgo At the 2017 PMP Growth Summit, pest management professionals (PMPs) addressed how recruiting employees continues to drastically change and evolve. Hear professional pest managers’ advice on better attracting, developing and retaining today’s and tomorrow’s brightest minds. The PMP Growth... Read more»
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Combat morale issues by investing in employees

June 27, 2017 By
Getting and keeping good staff can be a challenge. Having been in the industry for 30 years, I have seen a few changes, had a few bosses, and witnessed business methods and techniques come and go. For the past 17... Read more»
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Know the law before you hire

June 1, 2017 By
The hiring process can be complicated and time-consuming. State and federal regulations don’t make the task easier; however, following the rules will help protect you and your company from litigation. At the recent National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) 2017 Legislative... Read more»
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Will marijuana legalization hit your bottom line?

May 1, 2017 By
The high cost of drug use. As more and more states legalize marijuana — Missouri, Rhode Island and Virginia may be next — employers should decide how to best handle workers who choose to “partake.” That’s because employees who use... Read more»
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