Contractors who survived the great recession need to change their mindsets. Business leaders needed to hunker down to get through the tough times but now they must enjoy the reward — a good and growing economy.
While plenty of attention needs to be spent making sure students know what a great industry HVAC is to work in, it is also imperative the industry give the same amount of attention to training those interested in making HVAC their career.
The NEWS is accepting nominations for our Best Contractor to Work For contest. Keep in mind, this is not a contest for the top-performing HVAC contractors, but rather the top HVAC contractors to work for.
After looking around at their own families, some might find it difficult to imagine a family-owned operation working for this long. There are fifth-generation members currently working in the business full time or during the summers while going to college, but it’s too early to determine the generation’s long-term interest level and commitment to the business.