Articles by Jim Olsztynski

Contractors 2000 Sets Minimum Financial Standards For Members

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Some called it the “put up or shut up” resolution.
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You'll Never Get What You Don't Ask For

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Kevin Kanekoa, vice president of Pacific Mechanical Co. in — get this — Honolulu, has attended about as many of my hometown Chicago Bulls games as I have during their 1990s championship run.
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Home Warranties

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The more you look at them, the more they look like sucker purchases.
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Newsmaker Profiles: An Interview With Michael Price, President, Contractor First

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Formed in 1996, Contractor First LLC provides merger and acquisition, investment banking, and intermediary, business brokerage and consulting services to middle-market contracting companies.
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Incentive Compensation

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Plenty of honorable service firms pay technicians on a commission basis, but the downsides outweigh the pluses.
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Newsmaker Profiles: An Interview With PSI Founder Jim Abrams

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Jim Abrams is the co-founder, along with partners John Young and PHC contractor Mike Diamond, of Plumbers' Success International.
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Georgine To Leave BCTD; Maddaloni Said To Want The Job

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Robert Georgine, has announced he will be retiring from his position as president of the AFL-CIO's Building and Construction Trades Dept.
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C-2000 Members Glimpse E-Business Future

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C-2000 board member George Brazil introduces a plan for a vocational training school.
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MCAA Unveils Plan To Thrive Amid Industry Change

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A near-record crowd of 1,716 people visited San Diego Feb. 20-24 for the 111th Annual Convention of the Mechanical Contractors of America.
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PHC Contractors By The Numbers

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Census of Construction data sheds light on some interesting issues.
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