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TAG: recruitment

High Performance: Hiring the ‘right’ people

March 9, 2021By
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Phil Harwood explains how keeping company culture top of mind when hiring can help people find the "right" people and their "right" place on the bus. read more

Finding the right people at the right time

July 17, 2020By
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With many U.S. industries and companies facing a crossroads, landscape companies stay focused on finding quality hires and growing their teams. read more

LM EAB: July 2020

July 13, 2020By

LM's Editorial Advisory Board give their advice for companies as they continue staffing and recruiting during this summer season. read more

Editorial Advisory Board: February 2020

February 13, 2020By
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How can landscape pros better recruit within their communities? Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. “I would go around to local churches, government buildings, libraries, restaurants, etc., and hang nice-looking ads with tear-offs to entice potential workers. Maybe offer an incentive too.” Troy Clogg Troy Clogg Landscape Associates Wixom, Mich. “We have had success with social media stories... 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

What I’m Reading Wednesday: Where are the workers?

June 4, 2014By

A survey released last month by the National Federation of Independent Businesses indicates small business optimism is improving, but the levels are still not high enough to show the economy is expanding. “Small Business Optimism Improves, But Don’t Get Too Excited” NFIB The NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism increased 1.8 points from last month to 95.2. This is the... read more