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Features
December 05, 2010

Successful builders obsess on sales conversion ratios, tracking key metrics, hiring the right people, and knowing where they stand in the marketplace, writes Bob Schultz in his latest column. Schultz offers 14 ways builders can win in the sluggish economy.

Features
November 07, 2010

Behavioral interviewing is said to be 55 percent predictive of future on-the-job behavior, while traditional interviewing is only 10 percent predictive. As a result, more companies are adopting behavioral interviewing methods.

Features
November 25, 2010

Even in this economy, there are builders in all markets producing good numbers. Management and sales expert Bob Schultz sheds some light on their secret to success. It includes having owner buy-in and learning to sell at a high conversion rate.

Features
October 07, 2010

Instead of price chasing the competition, Wathen-Castanos reinvents itself as a high-performance, green builder to grow during the market’s ‘darkest days.’

Features
October 07, 2010

For Lancaster, Pa.-based Charter Homes & Neighborhoods, customer satisfaction is more than great service and warranty — it’s about making the home-buying experience something truly special. Read about the 2011 National Housing Quality award winner.

Features
September 15, 2010

All builders look for sales superstars, yet few companies are consistently able to make great sales hires. Here are 10 traits to look for when recruiting your next sales professional.

News
April 01, 2010

Leaders need to engage their people, be good listeners and set the right example.

Features
December 01, 2008

Lean times don't necessarily call for lean measures. Here's what to focus on during down time

Features
October 01, 2008

Excellent HR processes and customer satisfaction earned K. Hovnanian – Northern California a 2009 National Housing Quality Honorable Mention Award.

Features
August 01, 2008

Here’s what national homebuilders are doing to improve their business during the downturn.

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