Want More From Workers? Tell 'em to Take a Break
Tony Schwartz, CEO of The Energy Project: "The way we're working isn't working."
Survey: 55% of Builders Say Finding Labor Is a Pain Point
Locating framers is the biggest challenge, poll by Metrostudy finds
How to Keep Unhappy Employees from Siphoning Profits
Left unchecked, an unproducitve workforce is a worse danger than internal thieves
Great Employees Are Worth More Margin
You have to pay good people well and you can’t do that by giving away the farm
This Is the Sexy Industry
Entice young employees by selling the American Dream
LBM Insiders Reveal Theft-Busting Tactics
Here's how to thwart thieves on the net and in the lumberyard.
Atlanta's New Civil War: This Time, It's Between Dealers
Nowhere else in America are the nation's 12 biggest LBM companies operating in the same market. Why?
Termites, Theft, and Computer Security
LBM managers don't like to talk about termites or theft, but what about computer security?
Self-Inflicted Wounds Lead To LBM Hiring Troubles
With the housing industry beginning to creep upwards, the LBM industry is in need of young, bright minds, many of which were pushed out of the industry by lean business practices. Compound that with unrealistic hiring expectations and the cautious nature of potential candidates and you've got a tumultuous hiring environment.