November 15, 2022

Sometimes it’s all in the Paperwork

I was recently talking with a customer who is involved in a legal matter concerning a job that was done several years ago. One of the issues that came up was the information that was available to the building owner and their maintenance department on how to care for and maintain the product. Over the years, I have seen how not following up after a […]

November 8, 2022

New York City Wage Law Protects Workers

New York City’s new wage law will have a very positive effect on employees being paid fairly within an organization. It will then roll across the country, and I think that is great! Here’s a simplified understanding of the law. Employers must show the wages of all employees within a work group. For instance, you have three secretaries in your office. They are paid $22/hr., […]

November 1, 2022

The Glass Show is Over, Now What?

GlassBuild America 2022 was well attended by exhibitors and guests. There was a lot of machinery on the floor and many new exhibitors. There also seemed to be more software companies than in years past as more businesses look to automate quoting, fabricating, estimating and scheduling. Now that the show is over, it’s time to get back to work. Follow Up As an exhibitor, you […]

October 25, 2022

A Great Way To Retain Your Employees

As an owner or manager, have you ever sat back and thought that the departure of a productive employee is a positive thing for your company? “Good riddance,” you’d say as they left. “They are leaving anyway. Heck with it, let ’em go.” If so, you never deserved to keep that employee in the first place. The correct thought is: “What can I do to […]

October 18, 2022

Personal Branding

This week, I read an interesting article by Ciarra Maraj, who is an editor at Linkedin News. Maraj explained that “a personal brand can take your career to the next level because it presents you as an authority in your field, elevates your reputation and differentiates you from the competition.” Companies large and small understand the importance of branding. It defines what the company stands […]