The Cornerstone of Your Company Culture
How employee engagement and a great workplace can solve your labor problems and drive profits.
December 2, 2021
PHTA Names Young Professionals of the Year
These three fresh faces represent the future of the pool and spa industry.
October 3, 2019
5 Hard Truths of Staff Retention
Hiring is hard enough, so once you have employees, you want to do everything in your power to keep them. Here, a hot tub retail expert shares what you can do to keep your staff on your team and excited about the future.
October 1, 2019
Industrious in Utah
Christian Staples shares the business philosophies, hiring tricks and sales strategies that have shaped his company into a multimillion-dollar enterprise.
September 17, 2019
Limited by Labor
The economy is booming and customers are rushing to get pool builds scheduled. The problem? There’s just not enough workers to help builders keep up with demand.
June 11, 2019
Newsletter for Pool and Spa Professionals
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Mike Rowe Offers Scholarship to Trade School Students
The host of “Dirty Jobs” wants to encourage more people to take up a career in the trades, and is offering scholarships to make it happen.
February 28, 2019
What Did You Learn This Last Year?
It's important to reflect on victories as well as failures as you set business goals for the new year.
December 13, 2018
Disciplining Employees: What to Keep in Mind
Be as understanding and accommodating as you can.
December 6, 2018
Meet 2018's Young Professionals of the Year
APSP has named these four up-and-comers the Young Professionals of the Year. Take a look — these are the names you’re sure to see more of in the future.
November 13, 2018
How to Manage a Challenging Hire
Is your new employee failing to live up to expectations? Try these things before just letting them go.
October 18, 2018
How a Trust Can Protect a Pool Business
Carefully designed trusts can help protect valuable assets and keep your business thriving.
October 2, 2018
New Mini-Movie Promotes Trade and Technical Careers
Filmmakers say employment crisis looms, but offer a glimmer of hope.
September 11, 2018
Selling as an Exit Strategy
Don't short change your business! Find out what it's really worth when you're ready to retire.
September 6, 2018
Developing Talent: Taking the Long View
Finding good help requires looking beyond the usual places.
August 28, 2018
The Better Way to Train New Hires
Tailor training to the individual for a stronger (and happier) workforce.
August 28, 2018
How Having a Pool Business Affects Family
You need support and understanding from your family to succeed in this business. And they need some recognition.
August 23, 2018
The Building Blocks of Training
Customize employee training and professional development with self-paced online courses.
August 9, 2018
Tips for Hiring and Training Service Techs
You're only as strong as your weakest link, so don't leave personnel matters up to chance.
July 3, 2018
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