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Four Great Ideas on Human Resources from Top Home-Tech Pros

Surveying the spouses of your employees?! ProSource members share a few offbeat but highly effective workforce initiatives.

Julie Jacobson · May 6, 2019

The 17 Best Stories of 2018 That CE Pros Never Read

In 2018, many CE Pros skipped a lot of important business articles in favor of lighter fare. Let’s change that.

Andrew Nichols · December 3, 2018

From Wellness to Workforce: CE Pro Names Top 5 Home-Tech Trends for 2019

PREVIEW: CE Pro’s Top 5 Home Technology Trends for 2019 address opportunities and challenges for smart-home pros in wellness, low-voltage lighting, cord-cutting, architectural design and the labor crisis.

Julie Jacobson · November 20, 2018

Careful on 1099 vs Employee: Wrong Contract Can Bite You in the … Achilles

Security dealer hires full-time ‘independent’ 1099 salesman who gets bit by a dog during a sales call. Who is liable for medical expenses and lost wages?

Julie Jacobson · August 13, 2018

CEDIA Finds: 5 New Business Tools including Leads, Field Service Software, Web Content

CEDIA Expo 2018 includes 5 new exhibitors showing services and software for home-technology businesses — everything from new-construction leads to field-service management software.

Julie Jacobson · July 11, 2018

Best Ever Recruitment Video for Home-Tech Integrators?

SAV Inc. knows how to get potential employees excited about home automation in this recruitment video.

Julie Jacobson · June 20, 2018

Lessons from ADT Lawsuit: Watch those Tiny Little Clauses in Employee Agreements

Former ADT salesperson can proceed with lawsuit for claims such as “Failure to adequately reimburse plaintiff for expenses he incurred while using his personal vehicle for work.”

CE Pro Editors · May 30, 2018

More Great Hiring Tips in Tight Labor Market: Join Industry Forums, Pay for Referrals

Experienced home-technology integrator suggests participating in industry forums to find potential employees with the right skillsets, and offering generous bonuses for referrals.

CE Pro Editors · May 16, 2018

CE Pro 100: Biggest Challenges Facing Home-Technology Integrators in 2018

Among the highest-revenue home-technology installers, the biggest challenges for 2018 will be finding employees, tight product margins, maintaining efficiency, and supporting a profitable service/RMR business.

Jason Knott · May 8, 2018

How to Overcome Hiring Hardships

Experiencing a drought of qualified home systems integrators to hire? ConnectWise offers tips on how to find the right employees.

Lisa Montgomery · April 27, 2018

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