Business Management http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en Builders Confident at Year's End: NAHB http://ecmweb.com/business-management/builders-confident-years-end-nahb <div class="node-body article-body">Confidence among single-family home builders reached a post-recession high in December.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/builders-confident-years-end-nahb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/builders-confident-years-end-nahb#comments Business Management Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:31:00 +0000 144191 at http://ecmweb.com Image Source Pink/Image Source/Thinkstock Avoiding Fun and Games in Employee Retention http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/avoiding-fun-and-games-employee-retention <div class="node-body article-body">A management culture that emphasizes open communication will help you keep your best workers.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/avoiding-fun-and-games-employee-retention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/avoiding-fun-and-games-employee-retention#comments Business Management Electrical Testing Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:13:00 +0000 144161 at http://ecmweb.com Tip of the Week: Are Your People Sloppy? http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-are-your-people-sloppy <div class="node-body article-body">A focus on the quality of the work completed instead of how quickly it is done will pay off with greater customer satisfaction.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-are-your-people-sloppy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-are-your-people-sloppy#comments Business Management Electrical Testing Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:44:00 +0000 144121 at http://ecmweb.com West Virginia Online Electrician License Renewal Rate 40% in First Year http://ecmweb.com/business-management/west-virginia-online-electrician-license-renewal-rate-40-first-year <div class="node-body article-body">West Virginia State Fire Marshal Kenneth Tyree has announced online adoption for the new Electrician License Renewal System nears a 40% rate</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/west-virginia-online-electrician-license-renewal-rate-40-first-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/west-virginia-online-electrician-license-renewal-rate-40-first-year#comments Business Management Tue, 20 Dec 2016 19:31:00 +0000 143651 at http://ecmweb.com Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock Union Workers at UCLA Plan a Strike in January http://ecmweb.com/business-management/union-workers-ucla-plan-strike-january <div class="node-body article-body">The union representing electricians, plumbers, elevator mechanics and other workers at UCLA have authorized a strike Jan. 6-10 to demand higher wages.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/union-workers-ucla-plan-strike-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/union-workers-ucla-plan-strike-january#comments Business Management Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:57:00 +0000 143621 at http://ecmweb.com Rawpixel/iStock/Thinkstock Service Secrets: How Do You Value Your Customers? http://ecmweb.com/business-management/service-secrets-how-do-you-value-your-customers <div class="node-body article-body">Last month, my customer service manager gave a talk to our entire team entitled, “The Value of our Customers” </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/service-secrets-how-do-you-value-your-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/service-secrets-how-do-you-value-your-customers#comments Business Management Training Silver Thu, 15 Dec 2016 22:00:00 +0000 143541 at http://ecmweb.com Avoiding Fun and Games in Hiring http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/avoiding-fun-and-games-hiring <div class="node-body article-body">Use your network of professional contacts to find the best candidates for your job openings.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/avoiding-fun-and-games-hiring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/avoiding-fun-and-games-hiring#comments Business Management Electrical Testing Tue, 13 Dec 2016 17:47:00 +0000 143351 at http://ecmweb.com North Carolina to Collect Taxes on Electricians' Services http://ecmweb.com/business-management/north-carolina-collect-taxes-electricians-services <div class="node-body article-body">The North Carolina legislature has ratified the FY17 budget, which dramatically expands sales tax. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/north-carolina-collect-taxes-electricians-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/north-carolina-collect-taxes-electricians-services#comments Business Management Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:23:00 +0000 143091 at http://ecmweb.com Dutko/iStock/Thinkstock Trump Likely to Be a Plus for the Construction Industry: Report http://ecmweb.com/business-management/trump-likely-be-plus-construction-industry-report <div class="node-body article-body">The election of Donald J. Trump appears to be a welcome development for the U.S. construction industry, according to forecasters at Dodge Data & Analytics. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/trump-likely-be-plus-construction-industry-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/trump-likely-be-plus-construction-industry-report#comments Business Management Thu, 24 Nov 2016 20:42:00 +0000 142751 at http://ecmweb.com Thinkstock The Real Ramifications of Rework http://ecmweb.com/business-management/real-ramifications-rework <div class="node-body article-body">Rework impacts the productivity of a project at least three times over.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/real-ramifications-rework" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/real-ramifications-rework#comments Business Management Contractor Silver Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:40:00 +0000 142461 at http://ecmweb.com