First Thing To Do In A Disaster
Think quick! Your company has just experienced a major fire or tornado during working hours, what is the first thing you do? Recently a woodworking company in New England experience a 9 alarm fire that started during the middle of the
What are the Benefits of Outsourcing Wood Components?
When you are working on a new project, you are always on the lookout for ways to save time and money without sacrificing overall quality. There are a handful of ways you can achieve this, but one of the most effective methods is outsourcing components.
How Can You Be Extremely Busy and Still Go Out of Business?
We hear it all the time. I am so busy I will never be able to catch up, even if I was able to hire an additional 20-25 employees. The big question to ask yourself is, how can you be so busy that you cannot see straight that your
What Does Your Brand and Company Culture Have to Do With Attracting Talent?
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
Importance Of A Unified Wood Promotion Program
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
What Are You Doing?
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 is
NEW OVERTIME THRESHOLD EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020 - IT'S HERE!
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