TAG: workforce shortage

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

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

Making the most of a labor force

July 23, 2018By
Crew member and sprinklers. Photo: Serpico Landscaping

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Serpico Landscaping has struggled to hire people—due in part to the region’s economic growth that has created some of the highest wages in the country. President Peter Novak says hiring and retention have been challenging for many years, but the struggle has intensified over the last several years. “Demand has driven wages way... read more