Skilled Trades Offer a Bright Future for Minorities and Women

The skilled trades offer a faster, less expensive route to stable, well-paying jobs, and 17.5 percent of skilled tradespeople will go on to start their own business and become self-employed – the American Dream. Despite all this, there is an anticipated shortage of plumbers, electricians and HVACR technicians as Baby Boomers continue to retire. The […]

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Veterans Hiring Initiative

A combination of Baby Boomers reaching retirement age and lack of vocational programs for young adults has caused an unprecedented labor shortage in the skilled trades. We have launched a new program to recruit military veterans for skilled trade jobs to address both the urgent need for skilled labor and the underemployment of veterans. Social, [...]

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Three Issues Facing Veterans In Your Community

Veterans bring a lot to the table, and many of the skills they learned in the armed forces can benefit your community once they’ve been discharged. Many times, a veteran just needs a helping hand, like Edward Andruskieicz, of Lynn, Massachusetts. Edward, an 87-year-old World War II veteran, saw several feet of flood waters invade his home […]

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World Class Contractors – Key To An Exceptional Customer Experience

The National League of Cities (NLC) Service Line Warranty Program (SLWP), administered by USP, a HomeServe company, was conceived in partnership with the National League of Cities to educate property owners about their service line responsibilities and to help residents avoid the out-of-pocket expense for unanticipated and potentially costly service line repairs and replacements. One […]

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