Business Management http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en Housing and Residential Construction Off to Slow Start in 2015 http://ecmweb.com/business-management/housing-and-residential-construction-slow-start-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Housing and residential construction have gotten off to a slow start at the beginning of the year.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/housing-and-residential-construction-slow-start-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/housing-and-residential-construction-slow-start-2015#comments Business Management News Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:49:00 +0000 109521 at http://ecmweb.com Preparation Pays Off http://ecmweb.com/business-management/preparation-pays <div class="node-body article-body">"If we don’t rise to the level of our competition, we sink to the level of our preparation.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/preparation-pays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/preparation-pays#comments Business Management Training Silver Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:59:00 +0000 108381 at http://ecmweb.com California Electrical Contractor Convicted in Wage Theft Case http://ecmweb.com/business-management/california-electrical-contractor-convicted-wage-theft-case <div class="node-body article-body">The Alameda County, Calif., District Attorney's office has secured eight felony convictions against licensed electrical contractor Calvin Harris (Harris Electric).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/california-electrical-contractor-convicted-wage-theft-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/california-electrical-contractor-convicted-wage-theft-case#comments Business Management News Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:55:00 +0000 108221 at http://ecmweb.com Interviewing Tips for a New Age of Construction http://ecmweb.com/business-management/interviewing-tips-new-age-construction <div class="node-body article-body">Let’s face it, most job interviews for tradespeople go the same way. You ask the same questions, get similar answers, and don’t really get any sense of how this person will fit into our team. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/interviewing-tips-new-age-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/interviewing-tips-new-age-construction#comments Business Management Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:06:00 +0000 108151 at http://ecmweb.com Keith Brofsky/Photodisc/Thinkstock Ordinance Requires 3rd-Party Testing of City Electricians http://ecmweb.com/business-management/ordinance-requires-3rd-party-testing-city-electricians <div class="node-body article-body">Shelbyville, Indiana, has passed an ordinance requiring third-party testing for city electricians. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/ordinance-requires-3rd-party-testing-city-electricians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/ordinance-requires-3rd-party-testing-city-electricians#comments Business Management Around the Circuit Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:43:00 +0000 107581 at http://ecmweb.com vetkit/iStock/Thinkstock 80% of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2015 http://ecmweb.com/business-management/80-construction-firms-plan-expand-headcount-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Eighty percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2015 while only 7% expect to reduce headcounts</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/80-construction-firms-plan-expand-headcount-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/80-construction-firms-plan-expand-headcount-2015#comments Business Management News Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000 107441 at http://ecmweb.com Andreas Karelias/iStock/Thinkstock South Coast Electric Reports Rapid Growth in LA County http://ecmweb.com/business-management/south-coast-electric-reports-rapid-growth-la-county <div class="node-body article-body">South Coast Electric has announced that its fourth quarter earnings increased more than 100% over the third quarter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/south-coast-electric-reports-rapid-growth-la-county" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/south-coast-electric-reports-rapid-growth-la-county#comments Business Management News Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:12:00 +0000 107161 at http://ecmweb.com Labor Department Sues Arkansas Electrical Contractor for Failing to Pay Workers Properly http://ecmweb.com/business-management/labor-department-sues-arkansas-electrical-contractor-failing-pay-workers-properl <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit with the Office of Administrative Law Judges against LRE Royal Electrical Contractors Inc. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/labor-department-sues-arkansas-electrical-contractor-failing-pay-workers-properl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/labor-department-sues-arkansas-electrical-contractor-failing-pay-workers-properl#comments Business Management News Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:17:00 +0000 106631 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Contractor Charged with Embezzling from State http://ecmweb.com/business-management/electrical-contractor-charged-embezzling-state <div class="node-body article-body">The president of a Wisconsin electrical contracting company has been charged with five counts of embezzlement.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/electrical-contractor-charged-embezzling-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/electrical-contractor-charged-embezzling-state#comments Business Management Around the Circuit Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:13:00 +0000 106491 at http://ecmweb.com bandit2523/iStock/Thinkstock Housing Recovery Continues http://ecmweb.com/business-management/housing-recovery-continues <div class="node-body article-body">Data for housing construction activity in November indicate the recovery continues as builder confidence remains positive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/housing-recovery-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/housing-recovery-continues#comments Business Management News Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:00:00 +0000 105581 at http://ecmweb.com