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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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Safety Starts With Commitment, Training and Hazard Identification

Every pest control company wants its employees to remain safe, and effective planning and training can safeguard all involved. While laws and regulations are in place to protect workers, setting up a robust safety program that includes company investment, preparedness, identifying potential hazards and continuous training that fosters employee buy-in is the key to excellent safety performance, two industry safety ...

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Using Data and Business Intelligence to Support Smart Decisions

An abundance of available data is transforming organizations and industries, changing the way teams set goals and make critical decisions. However, simply having access to data is not enough to make businesses more intelligent. In fact, data can prove to be overwhelming, distracting and even misleading when it is not handled correctly, leading to mistakes and wasted time and resources. ...

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Training Best Practices to Build Success

If the past few years have taught us anything, it’s the resiliency of the pest management industry, and the importance of solid training practices. We’ve seen QualityPro companies thrive during complicated circumstances by holding to the same battle-tested standards of excellence that have marked our program from the beginning. As we move into the new year, we sat down with ...

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6 Ways to Leverage Technology Across Your Business

When pest control operators (PCOs) think of business technology, they may think about their company’s website, or their team’s cell phones or their email system. But in 2018, the plethora of technology solutions available can support and enhance nearly every area of a PCO’s business. The right technology used the right way can boost customer service, employee satisfaction, safety, sales ...

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Surviving a Technology Conversion

Technology conversion. Utter these two simple words, and you’ll send employees running for the hills. It’s no secret that incorporating new technology can be incredibly frustrating—both for pest management leaders and their staff members. Even so, there are boundless benefits to adopting the latest and greatest operating systems, devices and software. “It’s definitely one of the best ways to grow ...

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Tech Training: Go Big or Go Home

Businesses across the globe, including many pest management companies, are spending more on technology every year. In 2015 alone, small business technology investments skyrocketed by 50 percent, according to Microsoft. Why are companies doubling down on technology? Because when businesses bet on the right tech tools, the payout can be huge. “For Sprague, we really pride ourselves on innovation,” emphasizes ...

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