DKI Prepares 10,000 Meals for Families in Need

DKI volunteers pose with poster at DKI Feed in Need Event

February 24, 2016 – On Saturday, February 20, DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, helped prepare 10,000 meals for starving children at Insights 2016’s sponsored Feeding Children Everywhere: Hunger Project. FCE is a non-profit organization that travels to areas throughout the world to share awareness about world hunger and assemble healthy meals for families in need. Meals packaged… Continue reading

Empowering Employees

Feb 18, 2016 Guest Blog By: David Romano, Benchmarkinc Founder Finding and retaining productive long standing employees in the restoration industry has never been more challenging. Millennials, who now make up 34 percent of the workforce, require a rewarding working environment, or they will opt to go back to school or job hop until they find their perfect employment match. … Continue reading

Treatment for Workplace Burns

Feb 9, 2016 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC As we learned last week, workplace burns injure roughly 5,000 Americans each year, so it’s important to take the proper precautions to prevent these types of calamities. However, accidents happen; it’s essential to know how to treat a burn, should something occur. Workplace burns must be treated immediately, but the type… Continue reading

Burn Awareness Week Reminders

Feb 1, 2016 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC According to OSHA, fires and explosions in the workplace injure more than 5,000 American workers each year! Workplace burns account for approximately a quarter of all serious burns. This week, National Burn Awareness Week, is the perfect opportunity to remind your employees of fire and burn hazards in the workplace, and… Continue reading

Complete DKI Has a Rising Star

Ashley Rising headshot

January 29, 2016 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced that one of its member companies, Complete DKI, of Pensacola, FL., has a “rising star” among them. Ashlee Carpentier, business development manager for Complete DKI was named one of Inweekly’s Rising Stars of 2016. In the last eight years, Inweekly launched Rising Stars to recognize young… Continue reading

Spreading the Valentine’s Day Love Around the Office

Jan 27, 2016 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC With next month surrounding Valentine’s Day and Random Acts of Kindness Week, we got to thinking – How do these occasions tie into employee retention, business growth and customer satisfaction? Gratitude and Appreciation All too often we focus on things we can improve upon; negativity tends to overshadow positivity. According to… Continue reading

DKI Stuffs Their Bellies for the Red Cross

DKI Potbelly catering event

January 21, 2016 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, announced they gave back to the American Red Cross, through the local Potbelly Sandwich Shop’s fundraiser on 2830 S. Highland Ave. in Lombard, IL. Yesterday, the sandwich shop ran a “Half-y Hour” fundraiser from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM. For any orders placed during this time, the shop… Continue reading

Are you using social media to improve your customer service?

DKI Services Using Social Media To Improve its Customer Service

Jan 18, 2016 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Social media is becoming increasingly more popular as a means for people to contact and connect with businesses. In 2014, Accent Marketing conducted a survey of 1,000 consumers nationwide, showing 72 percent of consumers only want to interact with a business through comments on social media platforms, as opposed to the… Continue reading

The Steam Team/TST Restoration Renews Franchise Membership with DKI

January 15, 2016 – DKI, North America’s largest disaster restoration contracting organization, today announced that The Steam Team/TST Restoration, of Austin, TX, has renewed its franchise membership with the DKI network. By continuing its DKI franchise membership, The Steam Team will continue to utilize DKI’s 24-hour call center, its claims tracking technology, and other tools to enhance its ability to… Continue reading

Never Cruise in Winter

Cruise Control in Winter infographic

Jan 14, 2016 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC According to Global Workplace Analytics, 3.7 million employees (2.5% of the workforce) now work from home at least half the time. Some of these remote employees include sales and contracting, which requires frequent, sometimes long-distance traveling. While cruise control can be an advantage to relieve stress while driving long stretches, it… Continue reading