Tag Archives: pest management

From Difficult Times Come New Beginnings

Kevin Lewis Home Pest Control, LLC Gilbert, AZ Helping one’s neighbors describes exactly how Kevin Lewis found himself in the pest management business. Working in insurance and coming off a divorce, Kevin found himself as a single father of three, and living next door to another single father, Paul, who happened to own a small pest control business. With shared ...

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Tips for Curating Content Effectively and Legally

In an everchanging digital age, it can be demanding to constantly come up with new and interesting content for social media, email and your website. With all this pressure on you and your team’s shoulders, it may be tempting to lift and reuse something you saw on the internet. However, this type of activity is considered plagiarism and can have ...

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Ignorance Is Far From Bliss When It Comes to Cybercrime Awareness

Before investing in the right tools to protect your sensitive information and defend your computers, tablets, smartphones and other technology, the first line of defense is to understand the most prevalent types of cybercrimes. PHISHING AND SPEAR PHISHING Hackers steal sensitive data, such as credit card and login information, by sending fraudulent email messages that appear to come from a ...

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Bringing New Voices To NPMA Leadership

How NPMA is Engaging All Members and Developing Future Leaders NPMA has always recognized the need for an active and engaged base of volunteers to set the strategic direction and support the work of the organization. And to ensure that all members are heard and engaged, the association set forth with a new task force to develop a plan for ...

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Legal Considerations When Hiring

The job market is a highly competitive one for employers, increasing the pressure to excel in the hiring process and secure the best possible candidates for open positions. In the face of that pressure, however, there is no room to cut corners. The hiring process is rife with legal challenges that employers must follow to ensure a fair process and ...

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Master the Fundamentals

Document and Train to Protect Your Business Against Liability Claims Every time your technicians visit a residence, you put your reputation and business on the line. Given all that can go wrong during a client service call, it pays lasting value to equip and train your team to do the right thing in every situation. The problem is that every ...

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Unintentional Culture Leads to Intentional Success

NPMA Member Spotlight: King Jones III CEO CT Pest Solutions LLC Naugatuck, CT It’s not every day you find someone with 22 years in the business at the ripe age of 40. But then there is King Jones III, who started as a Terminix technician at the age of 18. Spending time both in the field and as a compliance ...

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Wage Compression: A Question of Balance

More than ever, companies are changing how they pay people. These changes are prompted by the need to recruit, but they impact the entire company. Wage compression poses both a recruitment and a retention challenge. Failure to move along with market trends limits a company’s ability to recruit new talent. But swinging too far to attract people can make it ...

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Top Reasons Why Understanding Your Demographic Is Key to Business Growth

Demographics are a key part of a business marketing strategy and, as such, it’s crucial to understand the characteristics of the people who use—or will use—your services. Thanks to the digital era, it’s easier than ever for marketers to target the right groups. Metaphorically speaking, demographics are a magnifying glass to give business owners an up-close look into the audiences ...

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Alternative Health Care Option for Employers

Healthcare costs continue to rise, and employers are always looking for ways to better manage their large corporate spend. There is an increased interest around Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangements (ICHRAs), but there are several things to consider when deciding if this is the right fit for your company as well as for your employees. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ...

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