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6 Ways Pool and Spa Pros Can Beat the Labor Shortage

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The worker shortage has hit the industry hard. But savvy pros are using incentives, training and fun to woo newer employees—and retain existing ones.

As pool and spa pros try to capitalize on the ongoing demand produced from people wanting to make their backyards into home getaways, they continue to be stymied by another major trend—the labor shortage.

The problem is so bad for Myles Berger that the owner/operator of Hot Tub Central has to sub in at the warehouse to receive new hot tub shipments because he can’t find forklift operators. “It’s pretty much working seven days a week to get things done,” Berger said. “But if I’m not

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