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Finding and Retaining Employees

July 6, 2021

Without a doubt, the number one complaint we hear from members, is the inability to recruit and retain quality employees.   I wish I had a nickel for every time someone has said, "If I could hire 10 more people, I can increase my sales

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Is It Taking Longer To Get Paid For Your Shipment?

June 7, 2021

Yes, more and more Americans are getting vaccinated and things are starting to return to the new "normal."  The problem is that as business starts to pick up again, more and more companies are having a difficult time collecting

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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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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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