TAG: hourly employees

How to hire winning hourly employees

October 16, 2018By
Help wanted sign (Photo: iStock.com/MCCAIG)

Few people understand the daily pressures faced by landscape management business owners and managers. And fewer still realize that it’s people—both clients and employees—who are usually the source of these stresses. A mower may malfunction, but you can fix it and count on it to be there every day and on time, too. The handheld trimmer or brushcutter may be... read more

Labor report: No silver bullet

January 6, 2016By

For most landscape companies, hiring and retaining workers is their top growth challenge. What one word would you use to describe your company’s No. 1 obstacle to growth in 2016?” People. Manpower. Help. Employees. Personnel. Workers. No matter how respondents worded it, some form of the word “labor” was the top answer given to our open-ended Industry Pulse question about... read more