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Contractor Safety

Tools You Can Use. Contractor safety resources through OSHA. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), COVID-19 is now a pandemic, meaning a global outbreak of disease. On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States declared the COVID-19 epidemic a national emergency The virus that causes COVID-19 seems to be spreading in the community (“community […]


Resource Packed with Information You Need NRCA is providing resources for contractors by delivering a clearinghouse of information to manage a business through a crisis. Because it includes best practices for prevention and links to authoritative data, contractors can count on NRCA. And, links include tools from the Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization […]


Tools You Can Use Looking to get on point with your business arising from COVID-19? Well, the Construction Industry Safety Coalition has you covered! What Associations Participate in the Coalition? Twenty-five trade associations from all sectors of the construction industry. These include the NRCA and the NAHB. Participants also include the Associated General Contractors of […]

The CARES Act encourages eligible employers to keep employees on their payrolls. How do they do it? With the Employee Retention Credit, and the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act. This SMB legislation requires certain employers to pay sick or family leave to employees unable to work or telework because of circumstances related to COVID-19. And, […]

Program Available Through June 30, 2020 This time-limited program has a host of resources that can help business owners navigate the Paycheck Protection Program application process. First, this program is to help small and medium businesses. Second, the program provides a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. Third, the […]

Align Goals and Tactics to Ensure Success These unfortunate times have business owners rethinking and recreating their lead generation strategy. Especially small business owners that are dependent on human interaction are now forced to reinvent the wheel. Business owners question what has been successful for many years. The positive note is that there is a […]

Options Abound Video conferencing in 2020 goes beyond spending face to face time with your customers. We all know that they are needed, but not all are spending time to make the best of it. Working from home has forced us to utilize these tools that were not known or user-friendly to small businesses. The […]

Communication During COVID-19 Key Communication is one of the most underrated tasks by business owners — we often leave it to the back burner, and it never gets any priority over other tasks.  Now is the time for Over-Communication with your clients. Why? Because poor communication is always noticed by your clients and damages your […]

Harsh Times Test Your Brand Building and measuring brand is challenging. However, your brand is like insurance. As a business owner, you hate paying for it every month, but when you need to rely on it the most, you are happy that you made that investment. Just remember, during harsh times, it is when your […]

Get Organized and in the Cloud Are you using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) sales tool? If not, your sales process might not be ready.  Because of COVID-19 and social distancing, now is the time to get organized and in the cloud. There is no better time to understand why you need a mobile sales […]