TAG: employee training

3 ways The Greenery improved employee training

July 29, 2018By

Lee Edwards talks with us about the three ways he has improved employee training at The Greenery Check out our July cover story to learn more. read more

Video: 3 silver bullets for a successful 2016

January 25, 2016By

It’s time to solve the big three: Better people, proven systems and more profitable sales. Jeffrey Scott discusses how solving these three problems will mean a successful year for you and your business. Landscape Management is the media sponsor of these workshops. read more

Harvest Group launches ‘people’ event

September 24, 2015By

The 2015 Harvest Group People Academy Live! is designed to educate attendees on how to hire, train and retain quality employees. The event will be held Nov. 18-19 at the Inn at Laguna Beach in Laguna Beach, Calif. “The biggest problem landscape contractors face today is people, and that is why we are holding this event,” said Ed Laflamme, co-founder... read more

NHLA brings educational sessions to West Coast

August 6, 2015By

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), the trade association for the professional development of Hispanics in the U.S. landscape industry, will host its “Train the Trainer” sessions on the West Coast this month. The two-and-a-half-day educational program will take place from Aug. 23-26 at the Mary & Joseph Retreat and Conference Center in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. The program is... read more

Train to retain

October 22, 2014By

While sales and customer relationships are the lifeblood of any service company, additional aspects of a business can help improve profitability with a relatively small investment. Companies that invest in employee training enjoy longer retention and experience fewer on-the-job accidents and equipment breakdowns. It might seem like an intuitive step, but many landscape companies don’t see the value or purpose... read more

ValleyCrest rewards employees for safety

June 24, 2014By

ValleyCrest Landscape Cos., Calabasas, Calif., celebrated its 2014 National Safety Awareness Day by rewarding four of its safe employees with new trucks. The presentation of the trucks was a part of safety events held across the country, where more than 11,000 employees gathered to recognize superior performance in workplace safety. This is year 12 that ValleyCrest has awarded new trucks.... read more