Articles by Paul Ridilla

Get Out Of The Heat

Protect your employees from the dangers of the sun.
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Organizing Estimating Chaos

Last month we stressed the critical importance of performing a “quantity survey,” or counting parts and pieces.
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'Why Hire A Consultant? We Already Know What We’re Doing!'

There are practical answers and solutions for each of the following conditions that, unfortunately, are not easily adapted to different or even similar situations.
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Rounding Up Those Strays

Being aware of the top causes for losing employees can help you keep yours.
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A Bigger Piece(work) of The Pie

Last month we addressed using piecework to maintain a profit-producing, “win-win” pace for each member of your crew.
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Where Is That Better Job?

There certainly is no doubt that big wages will attract good employees.
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Where Have All The Good Guys Gone?

Ask yourself, “What should I do to provide the better job.”
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Partnering With Your Own People

Friday’s session involved everyone in a company group meeting covering, “Things We Could Do Better.”
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Incentives - Bonus or Bounty?

We’ve discussed many do’s and don’ts of recruiting.
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A Non-Surgical Peacemaker

Not only do good employees want to be measured, they also want to be rewarded fairly for what they do.
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In this issue you’ll find The NY Red Bulls soccer team’s radiant system and incoming PHCC President Kevin Tindall.

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