The NEWS is accepting nominations for its annual Best Contractor to Work For contest. Each year, The NEWS’ editors honor great companies who have done a phenomenal job when it comes to taking care of their employees and truly making their businesses the best places to work.
I have talked with many in the industry who believe once kids reach high school, society has placed them on a path, and it is very difficult to introduce trade schools into their plans at that point. These people say you need to reach these kids in middle school to plant the HVAC seed.
With all the new and emerging technologies out there, it’s also an exciting time for the HVAC industry. What makes it exciting is not just the latest and greatest air conditioners or heat pumps; it’s also taking new technologies that have nothing to do with the industry and finding a way to incorporate them into the HVAC world.
If HVAC owners want to strengthen the performance of their teams, they must rely on training sessions, seminars, and conferences, where they can immerse themselves in the latest equipment, tactics, and guidance necessary to catapult themselves from average to market-leading.
Make sure your company is a place employees can take pride in when talking with their family, friends, or strangers. With the lack of qualified workers in the HVAC field, having your employees speak so highly of your business can only help.