TAG: Recruiting

High Performance: Is recruiting a challenge or an existential threat?

September 11, 2019By

Recruiting has never been more difficult than it is today, and companies are spending more than ever to recruit people. Some are even questioning the long-term viability of their companies as they suffer through a prolonged labor shortage that appears to have no end. We have a growing and aging population, creating more demand for services but with fewer available... read more

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
Photo: Marshall Evan Photography

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

Recruiting game changer: finding purpose

May 14, 2019By
Plow truck and snow (Photo: iStock.com/skhoward)

Why? Why would someone agree to work at night, in the cold, on call, not knowing if a shift is going to last eight hours or 28 hours? Why do some people fall in love with the snow and ice management industry, while others resent having to work in it to make ends meet over the winter? The “why” question... read more

Editorial Advisory Board: March 2019

March 22, 2019By

What’s your best advice to help landscape pros get through spring preparations? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. “Take things one day at a time. Have a plan and a budget and stick to it. Also, delegate, delegate and then delegate some more!” Troy Clogg Troy Clogg Landscape Associates Wixom, Mich. “Plan for the spring in the fall.... read more

Editorial Advisory Board: February 2019

February 20, 2019By

What are the best strategies for recruiting through social media? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. “I don’t think we’ve recruited much through Facebook or LinkedIn. We use Indeed quite heavily and have had great results with it.” Troy Clogg Troy Clogg Landscape Associates Wixom, Mich. “We all work with people we know and trust. Therefore, the best... read more