Tag Archives: Landscape Industry Certified

What You Need to Know to Stay Certified

If you took the next step in your personal and professional growth path by earning the Landscape Industry Certified designation or other industry certifications, you’re to be applauded for your initiative and achievement. Like you, I found that pursuing certification … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How Do People Talk About Being Landscape Industry Certified?

Customers say certifications and accreditations are one of the top things they look for when choosing a provider. If you are Landscape Industry Certified, it is important to tout your achievement and let customers and potential employers know what it means … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories, Professional Development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Klausing Group Lobbies for Certification

When the Lexington, KY, Tree Board recently sent out an RFP for a tree planting project, the bid package required an ISA Certified Arborist to be on staff.  Despite the fact the Klausing Group didn’t have a certified arborist on … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tips and Tricks for Promoting Your Certification

If you hold a Landscape Industry Certified designation, you should promote it! As the new chair of the NALP International Certification Council, I am particularly pleased to volunteer my time to such a rewarding program and recognize my fellow certified … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

NALP Inducts Officers and Directors for Upcoming Year

        NALP inducted its board members for the 2016-2017 year on Friday, February 26th, during the Leaders Forum Meeting in Cabo San Lucas. The term of the Board of Directors will start on May 1, 2016.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

One student’s path to a lawn care career started with certification

We were very happy recently to receive a letter of appreciation from the Federal Jobs Corp program expressing their thanks for our help in aligning its landscape training programs to industry standards. The Tongue Point Jobs Corp Center, Astoria, Oregon, shared … Continue reading

Posted in Industry News, Landscape Careers, Professional Development | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Certification is Attracting Young People to the Landscape Industry

I recently joined Tom Delaney, director of government relations at NALP, to talk with staff at the National Office of Job Corps, which is a U.S. Department of Labor program, about the roll-out of its revised landscape program which now includes the Landscape Industry … Continue reading

Posted in Landscape Careers, Professional Development | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

One Company’s Secrets to Winning Landscape Contracts

The story is written by guest blogger David Hupman, Landscape Industry Certified. Winning jobs, maintaining clients, and running a top-notch operation involves teamwork and commitment from inside and outside of the company’s real and virtual environments. Recently, our company won three … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Starting a Landscaping Business?

Here are a few things you should know. 1. Get hands-on experience Even if you’ve been mowing lawns since you were a teen, you’ll need a good deal of know-how to turn a hobby into a full-fledged company, says Shayne … Continue reading

Posted in Business Advice & Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The World Cup Soccer, Sales, and Certification Connection

All eyes are on Brazil for the month of June as 32 top soccer teams compete for the right to be called the world’s best. As you can imagine, it was no easy path to the soccer spotlight. Before the … Continue reading

Posted in Landscape Careers, Professional Development | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment