What is the State of Physical and Mental Health in the Pest Control Industry?

November 28, 2010

For several years now, the NPMA (National Pest Management Association) has held morning physical fitness workouts in the early morning of its’ National Academy. When I last attended the academy, the overwhelming response of fellow participants was that the workout was fun, relevant, engaging and a great team activity. Kudos to the NPMA for opening up members to consider their physical health as an important part of leadership and organizational well-being. As I reflect back on the activity, I think the NPMA approach was a positive and gentle step in the right direction.
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Mexican Health Care for American Citizens

April 23, 2010

The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that “Rising medical needs in the U.S. are creating new opportunities for Mexico’s health care industry…With health care costs in Mexico available at a fraction of U.S. prices, Mexican facilities can help fill a growing demand for services including dentistry, surgery, long-term care and assisted living.”
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Leave Something On The Bone – Sick Pay, Benefits, Medical Coverage in the Pest Control Industry

June 30, 2009

Please accept my invitation to read my latest article, “Are We Ready to Lead?,” in Pest Management Professional (PMP) Magazine’s on-line edition. This month, I talk about the need for leadership in the industry that can bring together workers, managers and owners in a win-win strategy, starting with proper health care for workers and examining the larger benefits of better benefit packages.

Check out the employment page of Hearts Pest Management to see what we are doing to provide a package that employees can believe in.

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Pest Industry Sick and Vacation Time

August 26, 2008

We’d love to hear what types of benefits are being offered out there. Does your company provide sick time or vacation time?  Do you have long waiting periods?
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