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TAG: retention

Grow with Grunder: Why the team is the most valuable asset

June 15, 2021By
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Landscape Management columnist Marty Grunder explains why the team can prove to be landscape companies' most valuable asset. read more

How to manage underperforming team members

September 30, 2020By

Landscape Management columnist Marty Grunder explains how to handle underperforming team members. Hint: Part of the key is to remain calm. read more

Grow with Grunder: Don’t lose good team members

September 25, 2020By
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Landscape Management columnist Marty Grunder explains how Grunder Landscaping Co. has managed to retain its best team members. read more

Finding the right people at the right time

July 17, 2020By
A crew from Rossen Landscape, Great Falls, Va. (Photo: Tony Ventouris)

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

Team challenge

December 12, 2018By
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A recent survey of lawn care and landscape professionals by Environmental Science, a business unit of Bayer Crop Science, revealed that lawn care operators (LCOs) are struggling with the same primary challenge as the larger green industry: lack of qualified team members. Here’s a look at some of the survey’s findings. 40% Percentage of respondents who said “a shallow bench”—or not enough team... read more