How Do You Price A Job?

May 3, 2021

How Do You Price a Job? Earlier we discussed the rapid rise in prices of all raw materials that are utilized in all wood products.  These include framing lumber for a new home to Baltic Birch panels utilized in things such as kitchen

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Tips on Hiring the Next Generation of Woodworkers

April 5, 2021

Probably the number one complaint we hear when speaking with most members is their inability to hire and retain quality employees.  People tell us they never hear of a high school student stating that when they graduate they

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When Will Lumber Prices Come Back Down to Earth?

March 10, 2021

Based on the large volume of calls coming into the WPMA office, the unprecedented demand for lumber as well as weekly price increases, is having a huge affect on many of our members. We are hearing of some lumber prices increasing $

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The Need to be Face-to-Face

February 1, 2021

  Your association office is hearing from a LOT of members that are absolutely dying to be able to network again (face to face) with their fellow members.  As many people have stated, the woodworking industry can only go so far

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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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