Enterprise Risk Management for Your Roofing Business

Every business should have a plan in place to mitigate the impact a potential incident could have on the company. At the recent NRCA Legal Resource Center, NRCA Vice President Tom Shanahan presented a session on Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). He said that for a long time risk management was focused internally at things like… Read More

Is Your Food Safe?

The holidays are quickly approaching. Let’s focus on Food Safety. The Center for Disease Control estimates that 48 million people or 1 in 6 Americans will get food poisoning annually. This means your odds of contracting some form of food poisoning is pretty good. Severe food poisoning causes 5000 deaths per year. Under-cooked meat, particularly… Read More

Enterprise Risk Management Case Study: Diamond Roofing

How a roofing contractor was able to navigate the challenge of family members and differing opinions to develop a successful ERM plan. At the recent NRCA Legal Resource Center meeting, NRCA Vice President Tom Shanahan explained what Enterprise Risk Management is and why it is so important for contractors to have plans for their businesses…. Read More

N.E.W.S. (Network of Educating Women Scholarship) Conference Attendee Program

Based on the association goals of mentoring, education, networking and recruitment, National Women in Roofing is pleased to offer a scholarship program for attendance at NWIR Day and the International Roofing Expo at the 2020 IRE and NRCA Convention in Dallas, Texas. This program is designed to encourage first time attendees who work for a roofing… Read More

Council Update: Turning your Quarterly Meetings into Women’s Workshops

Mixing Education and Networking to Build Careers in Northern NJ Fostering opportunities where our fellow NWiR members can learn and grow can feel like a tall order with an active calendar every month. To keep things fresh and engaging in the North New Jersey Council, we’ve leveraged our goals to prioritize recruiting, networking, education or… Read More

How do you pick the best footwear for your job?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that almost 5% of nonfatal workplace accidents requiring time off are foot related. Before picking out the best- looking pair of boots or shoes there are quite a few questions you need to ask. In addition to those questions, one thing people don’t understand is that Steel Toe shoes… Read More

Know Your Worth and Leverage it

We all know when a powerful woman walks into the room. More importantly, we know to listen when she grabs a microphone! Thea Dudley from Pocket Protectors LLC and Melissa Mulligan from M2C Services LLC inspired the National Women in Roofing event at the Best of Success conference that is produced by the team at… Read More

Elevating Women in the Roofing Industry

At IKO, we live and breathe our slogan – roofing elevated. In all we do, we strive for an elevated experience for the customers and industry we serve, through the products we create and for the people we employ. That includes making it a priority to celebrate and elevate women across our industry and to… Read More

Recruitment and Empowerment of Women the Rackley Roofing Way

Recruitment and empowerment of women can sometimes seem like a daunting task. But, many times its as easy as asking questions and listening. At Rackley Roofing, one of our core values is Innovative, which we define as introducing new ideas, originality, and thinking outside the box. As such, we are always looking at new ways… Read More