Month: January 2019 Articles

Jobs for Military Veterans Plentiful in Skilled Trades

Jobs for military veterans are plentiful in industries employing the skilled trades, providing a sound and prosperous future. The aging of Baby Boomers and the disinterest by young adults in the skilled trades has resulted in a labor shortage. A 2017 survey by CBS...

Skilled Labor Gap Solutions in the Utility Industry

An unprecedented skilled labor gap in the skilled trades has been caused by a combination of Baby Boomers reaching retirement age and lack of vocational programs for young adults. HomeServe has launched a new program to recruit military veterans for skilled trade jobs...

Customer Satisfaction: Why it Matters to You

There is a strong relationship between customer satisfaction and return on equity in the energy industry, and, although the industry has seen year-over-year positive progress, the needle is only being nudged. A JD Power white paper shows a link between...

Homeowner’s High Water Bill Due to Leak Fixed by HomeServe Cares

Katy C. of Hyattsville, Maryland, had a nasty surprise waiting in her mailbox – a water bill for $1,000. “It was usually $80 or $100,” she said of the stunning notice. Katy didn’t understand how her bill could have spiked so high without corresponding water use, so...