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Pros & Cons of Becoming or Rehiring ‘Boomerang’ Employees

As labor gets tighter in the custom electronics industry, the likelihood of hiring a former employee increases for integrators. Meanwhile, many ex-employees want to come back. What should you be on the lookout for?

Chuck Schneider · March 30, 2016

CE Pro Video Weekly News: Inside OneVision’s Service-Only Business Model

Learn how OneVision plans to save its clients $150/month per account, and which integrator is already signed up, in this week’s Video Weekly News.

CE Pro Editors · March 29, 2016

Can You Earn $150/Month per Account for Services Alone? OneVision Says Yes

OneVision Resources develops instant triage, basic support and monitoring service program that it believes is repeatable for all integrators to use. Find out how it works.

Jason Knott · March 29, 2016

Symbio Signs On for Personalized Service from OneVision Resources

Symbio Lighting + Control predicts it could save at least $15,000 annually right away from signing on with OneVision for its service department.

Jason Knott · March 29, 2016

6 Most Common Business Errors Made by CE Pros

Misaligned ‘counting’ practices, poor bidding, uneven cash management, inconsistent sales practices and low labor productivity are the most frequent business errors among integrators, according to two top consultants.

Jason Knott · March 25, 2016

CEDIA Business Xchange to Focus on Hiring, Onboarding New Employees

CEDIA Business Xchange from May 11-13 in San Diego to focus on building team via workshops and networking.

Jason Knott · March 21, 2016

Selling Your Business: Avoiding the Double-Tax Ding on C Corp. After the Fact

Alarm dealer wants to sell his C Corp. business but doesn’t want to get double-dinged on taxes. Should he convert to an S Corp. before selling? Industry experts Ken Kirschenbaum and Mitch Reitman respond.

CE Pro Editors · March 15, 2016

How Electronic Environments Operates $10M Custom Business in NYC with No Vehicles

Manhattan-based custom installation firm Electronic Environments works with top brands that have NYC showrooms, uses remote diagnostics, and owns zero company trucks, vans or sedans.

Jason Knott · March 02, 2016

Technology Is Evolving and Integrators Must Adapt

To thrive, integrators should focus on one aspect of service, work to improve their operational efficiency, change their cost structure and optimize their resources.

Joseph Kolchinsky · February 10, 2016

How Managed Services Allow for a Successful Business and a Personal Life

The ‘as-a-service’ business model can reel in frantic business paces and result in better profitability for home technology integrators.

Tom LeBlanc · February 03, 2016