Articles by Paul Ridilla

Common Sense Job Descriptions Attract and Keep Good Employees

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What are the obstacles to paying your employees what they are worth?
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Don't Overlook Your Estimator

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We’ve been stressing America’s critical craft shortage, along with some innovative “means and methods” to attract more good help while hanging onto who you already have on your payroll.
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Another New Year - What Else Is New?

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Now that 1998 is upon us, I want to take a moment to see what progress has been made on our 1997 resolutions.
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Two Birds With One Stone

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You can’t adequately measure productivity without first considering specific conditions encountered on each jobsite.
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Pre-Fab - The Only Way To Fly

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Frank Bracco knows how much money and time pre-fab saves, as well as providing the ability and reputation for meeting critical schedules.
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Success Guaranteed

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I declare 1997 to be the Year of the Craftsman.
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Certify Your Professionals

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Your customers will pay more for first-class professionals, but they will also demand what they are paying for.
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Backhoes Don't Have Babies, Employees Do!

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As many contractors have already discovered, those prolonged overtime schedules also prove to be non-productive and quite costly.
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X-Y=P Basic Math For Contractors

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Unfortunately we have a lot of contractors and far more ex-contractors who never learned what the formula, x - y = P, meant in their businesses.
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A Lesson To Live By

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The most important lesson I ever learned has been my motto and inspiration throughout all of my life — “Add pride to his life, his work will show it.”
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2014 August

2014 August

In the August issue of PM, read about the continued construction and renovations being made to hotels and restaurants. Find out the focus of this year's ISH China show will be, who made this month's Truck of the Month and read what Elkay has to say about their commercial construction expansion. Also, read the latest news and discover the newest products being used by professionals in the plumbing and mechanical industry.
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