By Andrew Nichols · December 3, 2018 • In 2018, many CE pros skipped a lot of important business articles in favor of lighter fare. Let's change that.
By Julie Jacobson · November 20, 2018 • 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.
By Julie Jacobson · August 13, 2018 • 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?
By Julie Jacobson · July 11, 2018 • 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.
By Julie Jacobson · June 20, 2018 • SAV Inc. knows how to get potential employees excited about home automation in this recruitment video.
By by Ken Kirschenbaum, esq. · May 30, 2018 • 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" and "Failure to provide wage statements."
By Jay Basen · May 16, 2018 • Experienced home-technology integrator suggests participating in industry forums to find potential employees with the right skillsets, and offering generous bonuses for referrals.
By Jason Knott · May 8, 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.
By Advertorial · April 27, 2018 • Experiencing a drought of qualified home systems integrators to hire? ConnectWise offers tips on how to find the right employees.
By Jason Knott · December 29, 2017 • $2.4M integrator Maxsystems builds recurring revenue (RMR) through security and service contracts, hires newbies with a 'sparkle' on the spot, doles out random amounts of cash to deserving employees.
By Advertorial · December 22, 2017 • Nick Lanska of pro A/V hiring firm Mason Group stresses the importance of using a networked approach to finding experienced A/V labor.
By Julie Jacobson · October 18, 2017 • Leading home-technology integrators at Azione conference discuss successes and shortcomings in human resources, including hiring and developing employees.
By Julie Jacobson · August 1, 2017 • Debuting at CEDIA 2017, two former integrators launch High Demand Manpower for Integrators (HDMI Staffing), providing recruitment and other employment services for home technology integrators -- from entry-level techs to experienced execs.