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National Pest Management Association

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Join NPMA for the first-ever virtual Academy! Academy will begin on July 9 and take place every other Thursday through October 8 for 8 weeks of programming, with events taking place every other Thursday from 3:00 pm EDT to 4:30 pm EDT. Each session will be approximately 90-minutes long and will include a variety of keynote presentations, interactive team building tasks, and Learning Lab breakouts focused on business management.


Check out the full schedule and explore our new flexible registration options to choose your Academy experience. We hope you are excited for an unforgettable experience with your peers!

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=620318&issueID=74557 to view the full article online.

 

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Hear from top rodent experts during NPMA’s timely virtual rodent workshop examining the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on rodent behavior, rodent control and the pest management opportunities that have become available as a result of the “new normal” that our society is now operating in.


Earn credits! Continuing Education Credits have been approved in the following states: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT, WA, WV, and WY. Click here to view detailed credit information.


Register today – space is limited!


Virtual workshop sponsored by Bell Laboratories, Earth Care Products, Liphatech, and SenesTech, Inc.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=620319&issueID=74557 to view the full article online.

 

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 | 2:00pm EDT


The NPMA Recruitment & Retention committee has developed resources to help companies on-board and off-board employees. Join three HR experts on this webinar to go over the new resources at http://workforce.npmapestworld.org/ and discuss best practices and lessons-learned for the beginning and end of an employee’s time with your company.


Register today - All who register will receive a link to the NPMA On Demand recording.  

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=620321&issueID=74557 to view the full article online.

 
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Summer is just around the corner and with social distancing guidelines still in place, the digital Pest Gazette is a great marketing tool to educate your customers on the various types of pests that may take over their home during the season. Use the Summer issue of Pest Gazette to show your current and future customers how your company can help them control summer pests.


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


Click here to start customizing your Pest Gazette today!


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Fox News

Scientists have identified the world's oldest bug. The 425-million-year-old millipede fossil was found on the Scottish island of Kerrera and is older than any known fossil of an insect or arachnid, according to researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.

Visit https://www.foxnews.com/science/worlds-oldest-bug-scottish-island to view the full article online.

Tampa Bay Times

Residents are noticing rats in their homes in the time of the coronavirus — and seeing snakes and spiders, too. Rat aficionados say there’s a reason for that.

Visit https://www.tampabay.com/news/health/2020/06/08/are-pandemic-related-rats-taking-over-tampa-bay-well/ to view the full article online.

Fox 9

So many mayflies hatched at once near the Mississippi River Sunday night it was picked up on the National Weather Service’s radar.

Visit https://www.fox9.com/weather/insect-hatch-over-mississippi-river-near-la-crosse-wisconsin-picked-up-on-radar to view the full article online.

M-live

Officials in Saginaw, Bay and Midland counties are reporting that they are seeing high levels of nuisance mosquitoes after the area was hit with heavy rain and flooding in late May, allowing the local population of the annoying insects to grow exponentially.

Visit https://www.mlive.com/news/saginaw-bay-city/2020/06/flood-aftermath-spawning-mosquito-horde-in-mid-michigan.html to view the full article online.

Business Wire

The National Pest Management Association cautions travelers as recent hotel and lodging vacancies have emboldened bed bug populations.

Visit https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200608005426/en/Travelers-Warned-Bed-Bugs-Hungrier to view the full article online.

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Four qualities—awareness, vulnerability, empathy and compassion—are critical for business leaders to care for people in crisis and set the stage for business recovery.

Visit https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/tuning-in-turning-outward-cultivating-compassionate-leadership-in-a-crisis to view the full article online.

Pick the Brain

According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, 92 percent of people never reach their goals. Lack of motivation, fear, self-doubt and setting unattainable goals are among the hurdles that keep most of us from realizing our dreams.

Visit https://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/achieving-career-goals-is-more-art-than-science/ to view the full article online.

Harvard Business Review

In a week that focused on “reopening the economy,” everyone has become keenly aware that there is more than one pandemic affecting U.S. lives and local economies.

Visit https://hbr.org/2020/06/u-s-businesses-must-take-meaningful-action-against-racism to view the full article online.

Entrepreneur

Here are four tips for motivating employees as they continue to work from home or return to the office.

Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/351301 to view the full article online.

Forbes

The “return to work” is more than re-activating the financial system. The health and safety of today’s workers must be at the forefront of this second phase of survivability.

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/ashikahmed/2020/06/08/why-employee-wellbeing-must-be-at-the-forefront-of-returning-to-work/#6cc91b4a1dd6 to view the full article online.