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How To Spot A Rock Star Job Candidate

What to look for in an applicant, and red flags to avoid Let’s face it, weeding through a stack of resumes can take its toll on even the most optimistic hiring manager. When you hire frequently, or...

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Five Bad Management Habits To Avoid

These common mistakes lower team morale and efficiency “Employees don’t quit their jobs; they quit their bosses.” Have you heard this saying before? It doesn’t always ring true, but it’s a saying...

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Creating A Company Culture Of Giving Back

Even when you're not at work, your company's culture matters Who are you when you’re not repairing things? These days, a homeowner can do a quick Google search and come up with dozens of options for...

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Investing in the Future of the Trades

Even with the support of a network of like-minded businesses, finding great talent can still seem like an impossible task for many Nexstar members. Thankfully, a handful of member companies have successfully managed to deal with the shortage of skilled tradespeople, largely through creativity, foresightedness, and patience.

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What Is Your Dispatcher’s Job?

“What is your dispatcher’s job?” Is a question I’ve asked a lot in my line of work, and the most common answer – by far – is to make sure that all of the calls get run every day. If that is your...

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