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CONTENTS
JULY | AUGUST 2017

24
❱❱ DEPARTMENTS

❱❱ FEATURES

10

CULTIVATING CONFIDENCE

14

BOOST YOUR BOTTOM LINE

8 President's Message
24 Standards: Calibrating Your
Business Operations
26 Marketing Corner: Top Quick and
Simple Marketing Efforts that Can
Go a Long Way
31 Ask the Expert
34 Calendar of Events

16

34 Index of Advertisers

Leaders in the pest management industry need
confidence in themselves and their company to be
successful. In this article, we'll give 10 tips for finding
your inner confidence and inspiring your team.

Without a healthy amount of revenue, a business will
not survive for long. Smart strategies for increasing
profitability will help you grow your profits and ensure
the success of your company.

STAFFING CHALLENGES AS A PEST
MANAGEMENT BUSINESS GROWS
Staffing a pest management service is always a
challenge, and the challenges multiply when the
business is growing. Determining at what point more
employees are needed is both an art and a science.

20 BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUGS

Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) are invasive
insects considered an agricultural pest and structural
nuisance. This article presents research that evaluated
the effectiveness of physical exclusion in preventing
indoor populations of BMSB.

28 HOW TO FIRE AN EMPLOYEE
LEGALLY AND FAIRLY

26
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No matter how careful you are when hiring and growing
your workforce, you're bound to encounter difficult
situations that ultimately lead to termination.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of PestWorld - July/August 2017

Cultivating Confidence
Boost Your Bottom Line
Staffing Challenges as a Pest Management Business Grows
Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs
How to Fire an Employee Legally and Fairly
President’s Message
Standards: Calibrating Your Business Operations
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - Intro
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 1
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 2
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 3
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 4
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 5
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 6
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 7
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - President’s Message
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 9
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - Cultivating Confidence
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 11
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 12
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 13
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - Boost Your Bottom Line
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 15
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - Staffing Challenges as a Pest Management Business Grows
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 17
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 18
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 19
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 21
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 22
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 23
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - Standards: Calibrating Your Business Operations
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 25
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 26
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - 27
PestWorld - July/August 2017 - How to Fire an Employee Legally and Fairly
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