Is There Room for Advancement in the Home Service Industry?


Overview: On this Fight Club 4 Business episode, Kate Cinnamo, of Explore the Trades, and Martha Woodward, of Quality Driven Software, discuss the negative stigma associated with going into trade school and/or taking a job in the service industry.

Is career advancement even possible in the home service industry? There better be room for advancement, or you'll never attract and retain the best people.

If advancement is not possible at your company, you're severely limiting yourself on who you will attract to apply at your company.  When prospective applicants look at your job ad, they need to see at the very least:  "Will I fit in there?  "Can I see myself being happy there?" and they need to feel HOPE.  Hope for something more.

F.H. Furr, in Manassas, VA, for example, has over 400 positions and has their sights set to grow to 1500+ positions. The sky is the limit when you join their company. And if you don't fit for the position your chosen for, perhaps you're a...

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