A game plan for your hiring and human resources Jan. 28 – 31, 2019, Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey Having a hard time finding and keeping good employees? You’re not alone, and The Pool & Spa Show has heard your cries. The 2019 conference schedule is packed
Outside-the-box business strategies from hot tub industry leaders By Michelle L. Cramer Industry leaders often experiment with cutting-edge strategies and business practices, ambitiously working toward expanding their market. From creating an online staff training program to hands-on hot tub design, and geo-targeted marketing techniques to in-house electrical, they are growing
The board of directors at the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals has approved a $1.3 million investment into education and training programs. Partnering with Hanley Wood, APSP will be upgrading and adding to its existing certification courses for both online and in classroom. The goal of this spending is
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.
Successful off-site events require plans, prep and courage By Jim Raposa Photography By Jim Kullmann Thousands of years ago, a Roman statesman and philosopher named Seneca said, “Our plans miscarry because they have no aim.” The same can be said about planning a successful off-site sales event. Wishfully hoping for