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Never forget by observing Patriot Day 2019

September 11, 2019 By
Community service opportunities can be large or small, and even a quiet act of kindness to a fellow American today could pay tribute. Read more»
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Lending a hand to those who serve

May 9, 2019 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) continue to step up to lend a hand to military personnel currently protecting our country or seeking employment once their tour of duty is over. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has been officially doing its... Read more»
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Reaching our potential requires change

August 26, 2018 By
Step back and look at the leadership you’re providing. Read more»
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Hiring, training veterans for a career in pest control

August 20, 2018 By
Sterling Barbour wants YOU to recruit ex-military, and is providing resources and guidance to accomplish this goal. Read more»
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5 tips to recruit military veterans

August 19, 2018 By
NPMA PestVets Committee offers five tips for companies looking to recruit military veterans. Read more»
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10 reasons to hire veterans

August 10, 2018 By
Veterans bring unique experience and skillsets to the job. Here are 10 reasons to hire one: 1. The ability to learn new skills and concepts. While in the military, service members undergo rigorous training to become experts in a wide... Read more»
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Arrow Exterminators recognizes workers with military service

July 28, 2017 By
Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators devised a way to honor and recognize employees who have served, or currently are serving, in the U.S. military. The company presents workers who are veterans or active duty with a special lapel pin to wear as part... Read more»
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Retired PMP pursues second career saluting veterans

May 29, 2017 By
“Taps’ is a final salute to a veteran.” So says John W. Young, the retired president of Cleveland-based Speed Exterminating. He plays the bugle call, also known as “Butterfield’s Lullaby” and “Day is Done,” several dozen times a year in... Read more»
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Sprague makes veteran hiring a focus

November 15, 2016 By
Recruiting, employing and retaining U.S. military veterans was one of many hot topics at last October’s PestWorld in Seattle, and for good reason. With a post-9/11 veteran unemployment rate more than 1.5 percent lower than the national average, State of... Read more»
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Wil-Kil honors vets all month long

November 11, 2016 By
Today, Veterans Day, kicks off a monthlong campaign by Sun Prairie, Wis.-based Wil-Kil Pest Control to honor the brave men and women who have fought for our country. With locations in Menomonee Falls, Appleton and Chippewa Falls, Wil-Kil employs numerous... Read more»
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