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Will COVID 19 Affect Your Receivables?

August 3, 2020

The overwhelming majority (88%) of credit professionals have seen an impact from the Covid 19 pandemic. That's the word from the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) from a study they conducted in early June 2020. In the

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What Does Your Brand and Company Culture Have to Do With Attracting Talent?

April 6, 2020

In a recent article in the Weekly Hardwood Review it was stated that according to the Manpower Group more than half of today's job seekers feel an employer's brand and culture are definitely more important than they were five years

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Importance Of A Unified Wood Promotion Program

March 2, 2020

For many years hardwood in a home was considered to be a sign of wealth or success.  Items such as hardwood floors, cabinets, and furniture provided the feeling that the homeowner had "made it" and would be set for life while they

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What Are You Doing?

February 3, 2020

Business conditions continue to slow down for a lot of companies and more and more members are mentioning that they are not slow but have "excess capacity."  Many of the lumber related businesses feel that once the tariff situation

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NEW OVERTIME THRESHOLD EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020 - IT'S HERE!

January 2, 2020

The government has finally made its ruling official and the new overtime rule that is in effect has the standard salary level for workers set at $35,568 per year or $684 per week. This new rule will update the minimum salary thresholds

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PPP Application closed August 8 & EIDL Loan Forgiveness Info

September 1, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Applications closed on August 8th.  See info here   Economic Injury Disaster Loans This loan provides economic relief to small businesses and non-profit organizations that are

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