Labor Sync Service Disruption and Restoration

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Labor Sync Service Disruption and Restoration

In an effort to be transparent, we would like to discuss the nature and resolution of the December 1st service disruption experienced by some of our customers.

Our Domain Name System (DNS) provider was the target of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. This specific attack overwhelms the service with illegitimate requests for information indistinguishable from legitimate requests, making it very difficult to block the attackers.

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How to Promote the Use of New Technology Among Employees

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How to Promote the Use of New Technology Among Employees

You have made the decision to implement new technology and software in your business; however, you still need to find a way to encourage your employees to use it in a non-demanding way.

While simply making the use of new technology a job requirement remains your option, it will deteriorate employee-employer relations, and the quality of your business will suffer.

Follow these simple tips, and your employees won't even realize that you will be encouraging the use of your new software of technologies.

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3 Ways to Implement Mobile Technologies at a Jobsite

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3 Ways to Implement Mobile Technologies at a Jobsite

Appropriate utilization of mobile technologies at your job site allows you to step into the information age in style.

Mobile technologies take outdated, manual processes and transform them into streamlined programs that do the work for you. You can use the technologies to manage projects, oversee employees and communicate quickly and efficiently with others.

Replacing archaic practices with technologically advanced ones will likely save you time and money as a result.

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4 Simple Ways Contractors Can Get Repeat Customers

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4 Simple Ways Contractors Can Get Repeat Customers

Before the internet, people who needed a contractor would open the Yellow Pages and start dialing. But now, online review services make it much easier to get customer reviews on contractors and ignore the ones who don’t delight their customers.

To get business, contractors have to please their customers every time, because those bad online reviews can have huge and lasting consequences on your business.

The good news is that pleasing customers is surprisingly simple. Little things make a huge difference in customer satisfaction, your online ratings and your bottom line.

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 How Contractors Can Take a Proactive Approach to Online Reviews

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How Contractors Can Take a Proactive Approach to Online Reviews

It’s easy to forget sometimes, but as a contractor you are providing a service to a customer—just like a restaurant, retail store or other business. As such, your customers are going to have an opinion on the service you provide

Today, there are different ways for your customers to share their opinions of you online. Do not ignore this! Instead, take a proactive approach to online reviews and discover how they can benefit you as a contractor.

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How Contractors Can Utilize A Cloud Based Document Management System

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How Contractors Can Utilize A Cloud Based Document Management System

As a contractor it can be very hard to keep track of all of your documents. Using accordion folders can be practical but can easily get un-organized.

Contractors are now implementing their smartphones and tablets to help improve efficiency at job sites. With all of the advancements in technology today, it's important for contractors to look for other ways to store necessary documents.

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Simple Ways to be More Efficient at a Jobsite

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Simple Ways to be More Efficient at a Jobsite

Whether you are a worker trying to get the job done so you can go home more quickly, or you are in charge of multiple employees and tasked with meeting a deadline, efficiency on the jobsite is important. Efficiency is more than just getting things done.

These tips will help you build an efficiency plan and accomplish more—while you are working and during the course of planning too.

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How to Manage Multiple Employees at Multiple Jobsites

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How to Manage Multiple Employees at Multiple Jobsites

When you’re running projects out of multiple jobsites, keeping track of who is working where, who is working when and what exactly is happening can be one of your most difficult tasks.

Keeping track of these things is not easy, but if you have a good plan in place, you will be much less likely to find yourself losing track of what is going on with your various projects.

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Why Picking Up a Job After the First Contractor Was Fired is a Bad Idea

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Why Picking Up a Job After the First Contractor Was Fired is a Bad Idea

Working as a contractor means you make many decisions in your workday. None of these decisions is more important than deciding which jobs are good ones and which ones are not suited to you and your crew.

Often, the answer is clear. However, one situation that may be not so clear is whether you should accept a job where you take over after another contractor—particularly one where the previous contractor was fired.

At first, this may seem like the ideal situation for you—after all, some of the work may be already complete. However, don’t let “benefit” fool you. Picking up a job after the first contractor was fired is often a VERY bad idea.

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How a Subcontractor Can Gain Their Contractors Trust

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How a Subcontractor Can Gain Their Contractors Trust

As a subcontractor, job security is not a luxury you have. You may have weeks or even months where you work for the same contractor, but you need to do everything you can to put yourself in front of more potential employers and retain the trust of those with whom you are already working.

There is no recipe for success—each successful contractor will go about things a little bit differently. However, there are a few tried and true pieces of advice that can help.

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Why the Construction Industry Should be Hiring Millennials

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Why the Construction Industry Should be Hiring Millennials

The construction industry is far different today than it was even 10 or 20 years ago. While the same basic premise of building quality structures exists, the way that contractors go about getting the job done is far different than ever before.

Technology is always changing, but over the past few years the changes have been so dramatic that many who have been in the industry for a couple of decades can become lost—if they don’t take pro-active measures to stay up to date with what is happening.

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