TAG: labor

Profit Power: Stop waiting for immigration reform

May 20, 2019By

LM columnist Jeffrey Scott explains how landscape company owners can take control of their labor situation with recruiting and a strong financial strategy. read more

Work to do: Tackling the industry’s labor shortage

May 20, 2019By
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How companies, manufacturers and industry pros are tackling landscaping's labor shortage. read more

Editor’s note: A workforce with no name

May 14, 2019By

Seth Jones shares thoughts on the labor shortage and how to get the work done anyway. read more

Five Questions: Brian Haga

May 1, 2019By
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Brian Haga, president of Scientific Plant Service, shares details on his career, labor challenges and even his family and summer vacations. read more

New learning center offers top-tier training

April 23, 2019By
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Foothill College launches new learning center for students and industry professionals alike to improve their hands-on skills and experience. read more

Labor Tip: Crew reviews

September 10, 2018By
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Customer reviews can make or break a company—but so can employee reviews, according to Maria Mayorga, director of sales at Coalmarch Productions, a digital marketing agency for service-based businesses. “The reviews give social proof to people applying to a company that it’s a great place to work,” says Mayorga, who has been working with firms in the lawn and pest... read more