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I QUIT! 5 Reasons Your Best Employees Are Leaving

If you’re struggling to keep your best people from quitting, you’re not alone. According to CareerBuilder, employee retention is the number one priority for 50 percent of employers--and for good reason. It can cost a construction or remodeling firm anywhere from $3,328 (entry level) to $100,000 (executive level) to replace just one employee. People aren't cheap, especially the good ones. Don't let your most valuable assets walk out the door. Here are the most common reasons people quit their jobs and things you can do to keep your top employees committed to you. 1. THEY DON'T LIKE THEIR BOSS. Bad bosses are bad for business. According to a Gallup poll of more than 1 million U.

Insulation Education

Since we all spend most of our time in our homes, it makes sense to want to be as comfortable as possible. Insulation does that, plus it makes this comfort affordable by increasing our home’s energy efficiency. No matter what your choice of material for insulation, they all basically work in the same manner.

Do You Want to Be a Contractor or a Construction Business Owner?

Many remodelers launch a company without a business plan or any written goals. If that description fits, and if your business is close to the $1 million in sales threshold, or if you want to grow past that milestone, you’re at an important crossroads. You need to decide whether you will remain a contractor or if you will become a construction business owner. Regardless of your choice, you should develop a plan and commit to following through on it.