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Restoration Hiring Challenges and Tips

Five Challenges Every Restoration Company Faces With Hiring It’s no secret that hiring capable and motivated people is much easier said than done. Human resource studies have demonstrated that attracting and retaining great talent can easily exceed five figures in recruiting fees. That’s a lot of money for one good team member! Even when you […]

Recruit Gen-Z to Your Restoration Company

The blue-collar workforce has shifted considerably over the past several years. These days, recruiting the right talent for your restoration business comes down to attracting Gen Z workers. But identifying the right strategies and tactics to implement so you can attract the right talent is easier said than done. This generation has different needs and […]

Exceed Restoration Customer Expectations

What would you say is the cornerstone of a successful water damage restoration company? Is it the quality of the drying services? Is it punctual arrival at the customer’s home or business and timely completion? Is it a knowledgeable team? All of these things affect success, sure, but if you look closely at the most […]

3 Tips for Extracting Yourself from Your Restoration Business

How well would your restoration business operate if you stepped away from it? Would it keep running smoothly, without missing a beat? Or would it crumble from within? For some restoration business owners, the answer is the latter – without them at the helm day in and day out, the business itself would falter and […]

How Thinking Outside the Box Saved Us Money on Production Team Compensation

In the water damage restoration industry, compensating production team members can be an overwhelming task. We spend large amounts of our operating budget on this expense, dedicating 20 percent of our gross revenue to the compensation of production staff. This 20 percent goes straight to their wages, it doesn’t include social security payments, matching taxes, […]

3 Things That Must Happen Before You Talk Salary With Your Marketing Representative

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In order to book more floods, water damage restoration companies need talented marketing representatives who are motivated to see your company thrive. Hiring a marketing representative isn’t always simple. No matter the size of your company or the exact structure of the position you are hiring for, you need to find someone who believes in […]

Attracting the Right Employees for Your Water Damage Restoration Company

Finding the right person, someone who is talented and hardworking, to join your water damage restoration team isn’t an easy task. There is a lot that goes into scouting and hiring new employees, as most business owners are already aware. One little detail that too often gets missed is what you have to do to […]

Stories as Internal Marketing Tools

When was the last time you used a story to get a point across? Storytelling is a communication tool many of us use daily without being aware of it. We retell an experience we had the night before for the laughs or explain an interaction with a customer because it taught you something new. Storytelling […]

Want a High Performing Team? Try These 5 Leadership Strategies

Here at More Floods, we often talk about company growth. We’ve discussed the everyday steps and big picture decisions you can make to ensure that your company is growing and scalable — from social media marketing to keeping a healthy cash flow. Today, we plan to look more closely at how you can cultivate a […]

5 Low-Cost Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

Why does employee engagement matter? No matter how involved you are in the day-to-day operations of your water damage restoration company, the front line of your company will ultimately determine the reputation of your business. These employees are the face of your business, they’re the individuals who answer calls, carry out restoration tasks, and interact […]

How to Motivate and Retain Your Staff

When you manage a flood damage restoration business, it can be very hard to find high quality staff you can count on. Once you have found the right people for the job, motivating them to continue giving their best to the job and retaining your staff for the long-term is just about as hard as […]

5 Tips for Hiring Flood Damage Support Staff

The toughest aspect of running a water damage restoration business is finding hard working staff you can trust to represent your company. Small business owners consistently report that their biggest headache isn’t paying the bills or staying organized behind the scenes—it is hiring the right people for the job. Too often, flood damage companies rely […]