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The state of independent contracting in IT field services

To understand the landscape of independent contracting in field services, Field Nation surveyed over 800 field service technicians. Download our research study to see how contract work has evolved and why it’s preferred.

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3 ways to manage the rising costs in field service

For businesses, Cost

Rising costs continue to affect field service delivery going into 2023. While you can’t control the macro factors driving costs, you can lessen the pain by understanding the current economic landscape and taking strategic action. Here's what you can do to stem the tide.

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Three security trends you can capitalize on now

For businesses, Field Intel, Industry Trends

Demand for field services relating to CCTV, security, and alarm work is up 45% YoY. Service companies with the capacity to meet this heightened demand can capitalize on the security boom. Here are three security trends to watch out for.

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News

Field Nation Awarded G2 Leader Badges | Fall 2022

Company News

Field Nation earns five coveted G2 Badges including Category Leader, Momentum Leader, Enterprise High-Performer, Mid-Market Leader and Small Business Leader in Fall 2022.

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Field Insider: What is a Select Tech and why are they the best fit for skilled cabling work?

Select Techs are technicians on the Field Nation marketplace that have platform-verified experience and a track record of superior quality in various types of skilled cabling and security work – helping buyers find qualified talent more quickly and easily.

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The future of the field service industry (part 3)

For businesses, Industry Trends

Jeff Novotny (Field Nation’s Director of Network Development) and Shawn Fields (Field Nation’s Senior Field Services Strategist) are veterans of the field service industry. In this conversation, they compare viewpoints on the market conditions affecting field service and predict where the industry is going next.

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Clearing up myths about field service cost (part 2)

For businesses, Industry Trends

Jeff Novotny (Field Nation’s Director of Network Development) and Shawn Fields (Field Nation’s Senior Field Services Strategist) are veterans of the field service industry. In this conversation, they address the myth that on-demand labor is more expensive than a W2 workforce and offer advice to service leaders looking to protect their margins.

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White Paper

The Retail Tech Tsunami

For businesses, Industry Trends, Retail, Enterprise

To help service providers better plan for what work is coming, and where, and when, Field Nation partnered with IHL Group, a global research and advisory firm specializing in customized intelligence for retailers and retail technology vendors, to produce this actionable report on how to capitalize on the current wave of work.

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What you need to know about the blended workforce (part 1)

For businesses, Industry Trends

Jeff Novotny (Field Nation’s Director of Network Development) and Shawn Fields (Field Nation’s Senior Field Services Strategist) are veterans of the field service industry. In this conversation, they share their individual perspectives on the blended workforce model and clear up some common misconceptions.

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Three AV trends service leaders should know about

A/V, For businesses, For technicians

AV lies at the heart of many IT projects. Here are three AV trends for service leaders to keep an eye on if they want to capitalize on the AV industry's ongoing growth.

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Stories from the Field: Ted Glover

For technicians, Stories from the Field

“The best part of what I do is getting up in the morning and knowing that whatever I do is a hundred percent dependent upon me and the support people behind me. This career is what you make of it. If you take the time to listen and learn, the sky's the limit.”

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Four reasons to use on-demand labor for low-voltage work

Structured Cabling, Fiber Cabling, Low-Voltage Cabling, For businesses

Low-voltage cabling work is time-consuming and specialized. Here are four reasons why MSPs should consider on-demand labor for low-voltage cabling rather than vendors or subcontractors.

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Faces of Field Nation: Melanie Payeur

For businesses, Faces of Field Nation

Faces of Field Nation is designed to lend some insight into how we operate and what makes Field Nation tick. Meet Product Marketing Manager Melanie Payeur, who leverages her sales background to help her colleagues succeed.

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