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Submit your speaker recommendations by Monday, January 27.


NPMA is seeking your assistance to help identify the most innovative and exciting speakers for PestWorld 2020. This year's event will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee on October 13-16.

Please submit your speaker suggestions via email to speakers@pestworld.org. Feel free to provide multiple speaker names and topics. NPMA welcomes both technical and business-related sessions, click here for some suggestions. Thank you for your help and we will see you in Nashville!


Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=598871&issueID=74537 to view the full article online.

 
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iSTRIKE Insecticide Foam fills voids, galleries and holes and kills on contact. It also leaves a residual to continue protection. The convenient aerosol can comes with an applicator hose and narrow and wide tips. Keep one on your truck!
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Employees value health care, but providing healthcare coverage may have been difficult or expensive for small and medium-sized businesses in the past.


But no longer for you.


As an NPMA member, you can enjoy an exclusive-members-only competitive advantage: offering your employees and their families complete major medical coverage that complies with all aspects of the Affordable Care Act.


Your employees get the advantage of working with a business that offers them a prized benefit: ACA-compliant coverage that may cost them less than they could find on their own. 

Visit https://npmapestworld.org/member-center/npma-health-insurance-exchange/protect-your-employees-and-their-families/ to view the full article online.

 
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How to attract Millennial Drivers – Recruitment Guide
Millennials account for more than one-third of the U.S. employee population and more are entering the workforce every day, making this generation the biggest opportunity for growth in fleets.
A successful driver recruitment strategy will attract a new pool of dynamic employees who are wholeheartedly engaged in the company. Here are five ideas on how to recruit millennial drivers:
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NPMA Education and Events

Join us on February 11 - 12 in Memphis, Tennessee to earn valuable recertification credits at the 2020 Southern Conference! Recertification credits have been applied for in the following states: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, and WV.

New for 2020! Hands-On Learning Program featuring 3 one-hour long courses focused on some of the most important aspects of a technician’s daily routine.


View the full program and register today!
Registration rates increase January 21

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=598877&issueID=74537 to view the full article online.

 
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The PWIPM of New England is proud to announce the 1st Annual Women of Excellence Award. The regional honor is open to women across the pest management industry – PMP’s, manufacturers, research organizations, etc. who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and have made notable contributions to the development and growth of the profession and their companies.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=598881&issueID=74537 to view the full article online.

Pi Chi Omega now offers 5 scholarships to students in the field of urban and industrial pest management – or some closely related field of study. A generous donation from an anonymous donor has enabled the addition of a Norm Ehmann Scholarship in 2020!

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/pdf/Scholarship_Application_2020.pdf to view the full article online.

Massey Services is pleased to announce the promotion of John Milton to Regional Vice President.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=598883&issueID=74537 to view the full article online.

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The climate crisis is making us more vulnerable to ticks in an unprecedented and growing threat to public health, according to a new report.

Visit https://www.wfsb.com/news/ticks-still-a-problem-in-ct-due-to-warmer-winter/article_cf002788-38a7-11ea-8a7e-838086be0faf.html to view the full article online.


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McCarr is just about like every other community in eastern Kentucky, but it has one thing that stands out -- rat traps everywhere.

Visit https://www.wsaz.com/content/news/Rats-take-over-Pike-County-neighborhood-567020761.html to view the full article online.


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Scientists at the University of California San Diego have genetically modified them to carry an antibody blocking them from carrying all 4 types of the virus.

Visit https://6abc.com/5859471/ to view the full article online.


Patch

New York City is among the nation's top 10 hotspots for bedbugs, a new study shows.

Visit https://patch.com/new-york/new-york-city/new-york-among-worst-u-s-cities-bedbugs-study-finds to view the full article online.


Science News

Toxoplasma gondii can mess with all sorts of mice behaviors, a new study shows.

Visit https://www.sciencenews.org/article/parasite-makes-mice-unafraid-cats-may-quash-other-fears to view the full article online.

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Chief Executive

In the Digital Age, there can be a tendency to declare old management principles obsolete—but CEOs can harness a million years of human evolution to bring clarity and order to planning.

Visit https://chiefexecutive.net/follow-the-timeless-wisdom-of-the-rule-of-three/ to view the full article online.


Fast Company

Getting back to basics and consolidating every type of correspondence on email may seem counterintuitive, but it’s a way to increase your effectiveness overall.

Visit https://www.fastcompany.com/90452233/four-ways-to-reinvent-your-email-as-a-productivity-tool to view the full article online.


Entrepreneur

Improve your office's energy and productivity levels for 2020 with these 12 tips.

Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/345090 to view the full article online.


Leadership Now

If you’ve experienced a bad leader and a great leader, you know the difference between the two can be night and day. But how do we turn those feelings into real action to develop great, future-ready leaders?

Visit https://www.leadershipnow.com/leadingblog/2020/01/the_impact_of_great_and_terrib.html to view the full article online.


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Finding ways to stand out and signal quality and reliability is essential to thriving. Here are four key strategies to help succeed even when surrounded by tough competition.

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2020/01/21/four-ways-to-help-your-business-stand-out-from-the-competition/#380aa6955777 to view the full article online.