How did you get into your trade? In high school, I didn’t even know the trades existed. Maybe that was my own lack of awareness
Wouldn’t it be grand if fixing an issue was all that was expected of you as a plumbing technician or HVAC technician? Obviously, it would
The most often utilized tool in a plumbing or HVAC technician’s tool bag is wisdom. They rely upon it every day and with every service
Hiring for character and training for skill makes a lot of sense in residential home services. Our industry knows that there are not many skilled
If you are in a position to grow your own workforce and hire for character and train for skill, you need to think beyond technical
What can make my business more successful? This is the million-dollar question that’s constantly on the minds of company owners every hour of each day.
Nexstar Network members utilizing NexTech Academy gain so much more than an online trade school program—they truly harness the power of the whole organization. NexTech
While outside temperatures drop and the demand for air conditioning repairs taper off with it, your employees are turning their sights toward heating system repairs
May 7th, 2018 will hold a special meaning for Nexstar members as well as NexTech Academy. On that day NexTech Academy Plumbing went live and
Mike Barnhart, CFO of Eco Plumbers has been using NexTech Academy to grow his company’s workforce. He currently has fourteen students enrolled in the program.
Breaking news—we’ve got fantastic updates regarding online technical training. Nexstar Network’s board of directors recently voted to reduce the costs of NexTech Academy! Why? We
With labor shortages in many states, savvy business owners know that they need a solid plan to recruit and train new employees in order to
In June, Nexstar Network member, The Eco Plumbers of Columbus, Ohio, hosted a peer group. What’s a peer group? Good question. It’s when one Nexstar