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How to pay by piecework

July 12, 2015By
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Some companies advocate paying by the man-hour rather than an hourly rate. See why. Piecework is paying your employees according to the work they accomplish, instead of paying them for the time it takes to do the work. At CLIP Lawn Care, each job our company performs is rated in credits or man-hours. Each hour one employee works on the... read more

CLIP Software CEO authors book on piecework

February 2, 2015By

Dave Tucker, president and CEO of CLIP Software, wrote a book on lawn maintenance, titled “Piecework and the Beautiful Business, Getting Your Employees to Pull with You.” Tucker, also president and CEO of KnowItAll and CLIP Lawn Care, wrote the tome to help green industry companies learn the ins and outs of piecework and how it can help employees align their... read more

Paying by piecework

July 10, 2013By

Does compensating employees by the job pay off? When it comes to paying maintenance crewmen and foremen, have you considered the piecework system—paying your employees by the job instead of by the hour? With piecework you pay your employees for getting the job done; it doesn’t matter how long it takes them. Pros of piecework The one big pro is... read more