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Join pest control professionals around the world in recognition and celebration of the impact the industry has on our everyday lives and well-being on World Pest Day, June 6th. The Professional Pest Management Alliance has developed an exclusive toolkit of turnkey materials including suggested social media content and a customizable press release for PPMA Mainframe subscribers to use in their own publicity efforts on the international awareness day. PPMA members can access the toolkit here.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=562471&issueID=65902 to view the full article online.

 
 
   

QualityPro is proud to announce the launch of their newly designed website, www.NPMAQualityPro.org. The new site features an updated look and feel, including the new QualityPro certification logos, a user-friendly design, easy to use navigation bar, and sleek featured company pages. Check it out and let us know what you think!


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DominAnt Bait Station: Snap, Lock & Place!
DominAnt Liquid Ant Bait attracts and kills all common household ants. The bait station is easy to use—just snap it open, lock the lid and place the station. Three staging portals allow hundreds of ants to easily access the station and move up and down feeding ramps.
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For a limited time only use the special promo code PESTVETS to earn $100 OFF a 30-day online job posting package in the NPMA Career Center!


Designed to provide your pest management company with maximum exposure to veteran talent, when you post a job in the NPMA Career Center, your job is also cross posted to various recruitment websites including RecruitMilitary.com, giving you exposure to over 1.4 MILLION high-quality veteran job seekers.


Ready to fill your positions? Visit careers.npmapestworld.org today!

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With Memorial Day weekend over, summer has officially begun! Use the Summer issue of Pest Gazette to show your current and future customers how your company can help them control the various types of pests that may take over their home during the season.


Pest Gazette is available in printed and digital format that is perfect for online marketing! 


Click here to start customizing your Pest Gazette today!

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=562477&issueID=65902 to view the full article online.

 
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Boost Worker Productivity with Brother Mobile Solutions
You’ve got pest control down to a science. You’ve mastered the tools and technology, but the job’s not over until the paperwork is done. With PocketJet 7 mobile printers, you have what it takes to eradicate printing problems in the field and combat those daily hordes of paper. Let Brother help you finish the job strong. Because at the end of the day, we’re crushing it.
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NPMA Education and Events

Join us July 25-27 for the 2019 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC for a quality educational program covering both management and technical topics relevant to the Mid-Atlantic region. NPMA has requested recertification credits from FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, TN and VA. Additionally, you will not want to miss the array of social functions scheduled, including a beach bash and a beach BBQ! Click here for more details and registration.


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Members Make Headlines
We’re interested to hear your thoughts on female leadership – in particular, what do you feel are the biggest barriers or obstacles?


Although there are many barriers, there have never been more amazing women (and some awesome men too) fighting against them. I think it is an incredible time to be a woman in business and a woman in the pest control industry.

Visit http://voyageatl.com/interview/meet-trailblazer-kaija-saarinen/ to view the full article online.

Weekly Headlines

Fox News

Pest control company Orkin released its Top 50 Mosquito Cities list, which ranks metro areas by the number of mosquito customers served from April 1, 2018, to March 31, 2019.

Visit https://www.foxnews.com/science/mosquitoes-orkin-cities-list to view the full article online.

The Washington Post
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports the number of tick-borne diseases is increasing at a record pace while the geographic range of ticks continues to expand.

Visit https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/05/22/tick-population-is-booming-is-climate-change-responsible-will-tick-borne-disease-increase/?utm_term=.b9e9e52e2dc3 to view the full article online.


The New York Times

Gentrifying neighborhoods are a key reason behind the vermin outbreak, which extends beyond New York — Philadelphia, Chicago and Los Angeles are also confronting

Visit https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/22/nyregion/rat-infestation-nyc.html to view the full article online.


WLOX

Although they’re not native to South Mississippi, professionals told WLOX the Formosan termites are now expanding their territory further north and growing in numbers on the Coast.

Visit https://www.wlox.com/2019/05/22/termite-swarming-season-arrives-coast/ to view the full article online.


UT News

University of Texas scientists are all in for the fight against crazy ants.

Visit https://news.utexas.edu/2019/05/20/arming-texas-for-war-on-crazy-ants/ to view the full article online.


Newsweek

A fast food restaurant in Florida’s Palm Bay has been closed down by the state's Department of Health after shocking images were uploaded to social media showing an infestation of bugs and rodents—allegedly including cockroaches, rats and maggots.

Visit https://www.newsweek.com/florida-palm-bay-checkers-infested-bugs-insects-rodents-department-health-1433521 to view the full article online.

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Forbes

Today’s workforce is made up of five generations, and teams often have two, three, or four generations working together. This causes challenges, but also offers up an equal number of opportunities.

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/ashiraprossack1/2019/05/22/manage-multigenerational-workforce/?ss=leadershipstrategy#7b956e277b5f to view the full article online.


Skip Prichard

Leaders recognize that organizations are great because of the people working in them. Knowing that people make or break a company is one reason leaders are constantly trying to improve company culture.

Visit https://www.skipprichard.com/7-needs-work-should-fulfill/ to view the full article online.


Fast Company

There are many upsides to using humor at work. But when you don’t use it appropriately, it can backfire.

Visit https://www.fastcompany.com/90352614/the-downsides-of-using-humor-at-work to view the full article online.


Art Petty

This pressure to achieve results at all costs forces many in leadership roles to cultivate an approach where teaching, and promoting the right behaviors and values all take a backseat to the urgent issues of the moment.

Visit https://artpetty.com/2019/05/19/creating-coaching-moments/ to view the full article online.


Entrepreneur

Estimate the attention span of your audience, then cut it in half. That's a good length for your presentation.

Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/300466 to view the full article online.