Rene Huston Patio Pleasures Pools & Spas owner/vice president of finance, sales and marketing Sun Prairie and Madison, Wisconsin Finding employees keeps me up most at night. It’s also what sometimes holds me back from growth ideas: not knowing if I’ll have the staff to support the idea(s). Over the
When it comes to keeping good employees, salary isn’t the only thing that matters By Andrew Lisa For Brian Quint of Seattle-based Aqua Quip, the regional labor pool has talent, high expectations and plenty of options. Washington state, after all, is home to global juggernauts like Microsoft, Starbucks and Amazon,
Adjusting your attitude and hiring practice can improve your employee search, even in a tight job market By Leslie Cunningham During my recent presentations and consultations with leaders and management teams, I’ve heard many comments about the current tight job market. Leaders complain about having job openings listed for a long
How much are you spending on your employees? By Jim Raposa This issue of SpaRetailer is an actuary’s dream come true: Numbers, stats and percentages, presented to help in all areas of your business. If you ask any business owner about their biggest recurring expense, they’ll say employees and payroll.