Our incoming phone lines are down. The best I can put together is that Vaspian is serviced by Windstream Corp who just filed for bankruptcy. I cannot say for sure if its all related but if it is we might be waiting for our phones for some time. My cell is 716-570-2604, however, best might […]
Journeyman level guys in just about every trade are impossible to find if you’re looking to hire. If your company can use a $30 wood framer to run jobs please reach out to me. I just so happen to know somebody looking for work.
These 3 things can get you at least $15/hr: 1). Have a car 2). A reasonable amount of experience 3). Can read a tape measure My job as your agent is to get you more money. Seriously, if you (or someone you know) are working for only $12 as a trades helper PLEASE come talk […]
Over the last 20 years, we’ve talked to 38,069 job seekers in WNY—The first 37,000 are probably wondering why I haven’t called them lately. Well life is short and you could get old waiting on me—so maybe it’s time to take action. Call me! I have 63 awesome jobs on my board! All we need is for […]
I just interviewed a Contract Administrator with 10 years of experience who actually knows what a G702 is. She’s close to finishing night school for her paralegal degree. She’s sharp. Ask me about #35846 Happy Friday!
Four different General Manager types that I’ve talked to over the last month that I cannot actually tell you about because they are all working. All have solid work histories, seem to have realistic expectations, and are pretty easy to imagine being in charge of getting stuff done. Priced between $40k and $70k, they come […]
This is a great overview of estimating. Watch this entire video before your next interview to be an estimator or an assistant estimator.
In 1989, April 28 was designated Workers Memorial Day to direct attention to workers who have been killed or injured on the job. This day was chosen because it is the anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). Today, OSHA, employers, labor unions, community groups and others around the world now […]
CERTAINTEED MASTER SHINGLE APPLICATOR The CertainTeed Master Shingle Applicator program provides education in every aspect of shingle installation techniques and the approved procedures for installing all CertainTeed shingles. The program utilizes the Shingle Applicator’s Manual and covers topics such as good workmanship practices, roof systems, estimating, flashing, ventilation, and product installation instructions for all of CertainTeed’s shingle […]
I read one time that looking for a job should be treated as a project, and like any other project, hard work and dedication is required for a favorable outcome. ~ George R.
As the Owner or Sr. Manager of your company, you’ve likely bragged about how every job that you’ve ever worked, you did as though you owned it. “Why can’t I just find someone who cares half as much as I do”, is the question I always hear? I happen to know of two such people. […]
I’ve followed Nicks blog for more than a decade and admittedly he’s taught me some things over the years. If I am not mistaken, Mr. Corcodilos has more than double my experience in the recruiting industry. I’ve been so impressed with his insight that at one point I had as many as 14 blog posts […]
Some people in life are visionaries, and others are meant to carry out those visions. What is fascinating to me is the number of folks unhappy in their stations in life.
Some of the larger commercial drywall houses are laying off. If you want to pick up one or two of their guys for project work, give us a call. Maybe we can put some things together for you.
Every year at this time I get a plethora of calls looking for admin folks: estimators, managers, and superintendents. I even have a couple of sales positions. If you hate where you’re at, please reach out to me. Be well, John Krytus, Sr. Recruiter Sqrft Tradesmen 716-855-8100