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Make the Most of Staff Meetings

Whether it’s a meeting about schedules, procedures or new products, the following tips will make sure your team is spending less time in the back room and more time out on the salesfloor: Create structure. Set regular times for meetings. …

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What’s Your Health Care Strategy?

The Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate now goes into effect Jan. 1, 2015, giving employers more time to consider their options before making a decision on their employee health care coverage. But with so many options to consider, where do you even begin? The delay is certainly …

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Home Depot Cutting Health Insurance Coverage for 20,000 Employees

Home Depot plans to end medical coverage for about 20,000 part-time employees and direct them to government-sponsored exchanges scheduled to open next month, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Employees with fewer than 30 hours a week will no longer be offered limited …

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INDEPENDENT THINKING: Association Health Insurance for You and Your Families

Wherever we’ve gone over the last few years, asking what your greatest challenges and concerns as independent retailers are, uncertainty about and the cost of health insurance and health care for yourselves and your employees always tops your lists. In …

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Train Employees on Product Knowledge

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When putting together a training plan for your employees, identify your key summer categories, then identify any new products. Your employees need to have all the information they need to sell them. They also likely need a refresher course on …

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Building Materials Product Knowledge

Building Materials Product Knowledge

This 15-chapter course addresses the employee training needs of retailers primarily engaged in selling LBM products. This program is delivered in the same way as the Advanced Course in Hardware Retailing. *You must be an NRHA member to take these …

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Advanced Course in Hardware Retailing

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This 16-chapter product knowledge training course with accompanying chapter tests is offered in its entirety online. The student studies online or prints each chapter for review, then takes each chapter test online. The test is immediately graded and results returned …

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Basic Training in Hardware Retailing

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This Basic Training Course in Hardware Retailing is a comprehensive training tool to help retail sales associates gain the confidence they need to be successful on the salesfloor. *You must be an NRHA member to take these tests. A Complete …

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