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Common Mistakes People Make When Building Their Own Home
On paper, building your own home can look like a great idea. After all, you can tailor its design to suit the particular needs of you or your household, and... Read More »
Tips for tradesman looking to generate more work online
The growth of the internet has created a whole other marketplace for tradesmen to advertise their business and procure more work online. But many tradesmen remain reluctant to venture online... Read More »
What if your work tools fall into the wrong hands?
When you’re a tradesman trying to run a small business the most important aspect of your daily routine are your tools. Whether your day-to-day role means you’re required to operate... Read More »
Here’s How to Learn a Trade Cheaply and Boost Your Career
If you’re struggling in your current career or thinking about going back to school, stop right now. Is going to a four year or even an accelerated university program really... Read More »
9 Surprising Things They Don’t Tell You About Trade Work
“He who works with his hands is a labourer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head... Read More »
Problems at work: Do’s and don’ts when dealing with complaints
First of all – don’t panic. Complaints are part and parcel of running any business. The main difficulty when you work for yourself or run a small business, however, is... Read More »
8 Reasons Learning a Trade Is the Best Career Choice You Can Make
In the 90s Wall Street was the big thing. Everyone wanted a white-collar job. And in those days, it wasn’t so hard to get one. Instead of limiting your options... Read More »
Customer loyalty: How to keep your customers coming back
When the service you provide is not something that’s needed every day or even annually, it can seem counterintuitive to focus on customer retention. However, consider why you shop at... Read More »
Tradesman etiquette: Do’s and don’ts when working on a job
Once you’ve assessed and estimated a job and been invited into the home or onto the site, treat your new working arrangement like you would a new relationship. You and... Read More »
Workplace stress: Tips for recognising and dealing with stress
It’s such a curious thing, stress. Is it a feeling? An emotion? A series of troublesome thoughts? Everyone will experience stress differently, but the important thing to remember is that... Read More »