Matt Michel is CEO of the Service Roundtable (ServiceRoundtable.com). The Service Roundtable is an organization founded to help contractors improve their sales, marketing, operations, and profitability. The Service Nation Alliance is a part of this overall organization.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 39% of HVAC technicians were age 45 or older in 2013. We not only have a shortage of labor, we have a shortage of youth. As more technicians reach age 65 (and few work in the field past age 65), the labor problem is going to get worse.
Any business in the service and repair space should offer a service or maintenance agreement. Correctly designed, a service agreement program is one of the biggest no-brainers around because everyone wins. The customers win. The employees win. The Company wins. Everyone wins. Here’s how.
Winter is nearly gone. Hot weather is still in the distance. People are less apt to buy since homeowners who have made it this deep into winter without replacing their furnaces will do almost anything to stretch the product a few more weeks. What will you do?
Faced with a shortage of labor in the HVAC industry, contractors must look outside of the industry for an infusion of new personnel. Here are some places to look for your next technician, CSR, and salesperson.
Matt Michel kicks the new year off right, with truth and humor. Here are 12 surefire, guaranteed predictions about you and your HVAC company. Your response to each is what will make all of the difference.
HVAC and Plumbing contractors have proved that they can be some of the most generous people around. Today’s top social media story is about a plumbing field day program that Sam Dowdy, owner of S&D Plumbing and QSC member put on for high school students in his community....More
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 39% of HVAC technicians were age 45 or older in 2013. We not only have a shortage of labor, we have a shortage of youth. As more technicians reach age 65 (and few work in the field past age 65), the labor problem is going to get worse....More
ContractingBusiness.com wants input from around the HVACR industry: who do you view as a major industry "influencer?" This can include contractors, association leaders, consultants, coaches, trainers, a manufacturing innovator or researcher....More
It costs $1 to keep a customer, $7 to get a new one. Attend this webinar and learn how you can you keep more of the business you have, improve close ratios and manage your business more effectively and efficiently....More
HVACR business owners and technicians require up-to-the-minute data tracking, scheduling, billing, GPS and technical information. App products are helping them stay in touch in seconds, find information, and make important calculations.