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Recruiting and Retaining Employees

With all the immediate demands of running a business, it can be tempting to put off the frequently challenging, sometimes unfamiliar tasks related to human resources. Post that job when you get around to it? Sure. Hope that uncomfortable issue resolves itself? Right. Simply trust that the right person with all of the right skills will magically appear—and will be ...

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Hiring Regulations That Every Employer Should Know

Remaining compliant with labor and employment regulations is crucial to the success of every pest management business, whether big or small. Failing to adhere to these ever-changing laws can result in a damaged reputation and significant financial loss from potential lawsuits. Unfortunately, this is one area of business operations where it can be challenging to keep up. As we enter ...

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NPMA Hosts Inaugural State Association Leadership Retreat in Denver

  December 20, 2018 – FAIRFAX, VA – Last month, industry pest control association leaders representing 34 states met in Denver, Colorado for the National Pest Management Association (NPMA)’s inaugural State Association Leadership Retreat. This event focused on ways to improve market practices and share collaborative ideas between the national and state associations. “We at NPMA, would like to thank ...

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Will You Answer the Call

More and more Americans are becoming infected with diseases spread by pests of public health importance. Between 2004 and 2016, disease cases from mosquitoes, ticks and fleas grew three-fold, and nine new germs spread by bites from these infected pests were discovered or introduced in the United States, according to a May 2018 report released by the Centers for Disease Control ...

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How to Keep Your Company Compliant with Changing Regulations

How aware are you of the current federal, state and local employment laws? If you feel like you are in a constant state of confusion, you are not alone. According to the second annual National Small Business Compliance Pulse Survey sponsored by ComplyRight, more than half of small business employers lack full confidence in their knowledge of changing regulations, which ...

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The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) Announces a Series of Promotions

Continued growth of the Association provides opportunities for new roles for key staff members The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recently announced a series of internal promotions. Dominique Stumpf, NPMA’s chief executive officer said promoting team members from within is a key part of their culture. “Recognizing leadership qualities and tenure, as well as strong relationships with our members and ...

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NPMA Releases 2017 Annual Report

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released its flagship report, The Future is Bright: 2017 Annual Report, this week. The report chronicles the successes of the industry within the past year, promising a very bright outlook for the future. “Our members are the face of our industry,” said NPMA CEO Dominique Stumpf. “Our industry is thriving, and what they do ...

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3 Reasons to Make the Switch from Paper to Digital Recordkeeping

Take a moment to think back to the days before the Internet and email existed. It was a time when all business operations were done by hand. Employee attendance was tracked using traditional punch clocks or sign-in sheets. Customer communication was handled by picking up a landline phone or sending a handwritten letter. Personnel records were managed using lots of ...

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Membership Alert: Important Information Regarding Illegal and Fraudulent Solicitations to NPMA Members

By now many of you may be aware of an organization that is soliciting NPMA members under the name “National Pest Management Professional Association” or “NPMPA”. I wanted to take a moment to provide an update on this entity’s fraudulent activities and the proactive steps we are currently taking to remedy the situation. The “National Pest Management Association®” is a ...

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Win Clients and Talent with Trust

Customers are more likely to do business with a company they trust. Teams are more efficient when working with people they can trust. One of the ways that companies prove they are trustworthy to customers and employees alike is to earn credentials from a third-party organization. QualityPro sets the standards of excellence for professional pest management companies and their employees ...

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