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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

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

Bleak Economy Ahead: Azione Pushes Lighting, Workforce Development, Website Mastery

Anticipating dire economic straits for 2019, Azione chairman Richard Glikes urges home-tech integrators to embrace lighting and wellness, and to get aggressive on workforce development and marketing.

Julie Jacobson · November 5, 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

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

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

Mason Group: Matching Candidates to Strengths Is Key to Hiring

Nick Lanska of pro A/V hiring firm Mason Group stresses the importance of using a networked approach to finding experienced A/V labor.

Adam Forziati · December 22, 2017

Azione Dealers on Recruiting, Hiring and Retaining Home-Tech Employees

Leading home-technology integrators at Azione conference discuss successes and shortcomings in human resources, including hiring and developing employees.

Julie Jacobson · October 18, 2017

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