Each day, my goal is to help owners. I do this by speaking to audiences and publishing as many articles as possible to protect them from making the same costly mistakes we did — even though my team was one of the lucky ones that cashed out and successfully passed the baton to our fourth-generation management team.
Once you grow to a certain size and invest in a few additional trucks, hire some techs, maybe hire a helper or two, and bring in a couple office/administrative folks, suddenly you find no matter how good you are, referrals and repeat business just isn’t enough to keep everyone busy. You need more leads — like, yesterday.
Many contracting companies consider background checks a requirement as their employees spend a significant amount of time in customers’ homes, but conducting those blanket background checks could land employers in legal hot water.