May 23, 2016 - The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

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Day: May 23, 2016

10 Tips for Effective Advocacy

While there are many strategies that NALP members can implement to successfully advocate the interests of landscape professionals, some of the simplest things are also some of the most important. Here are 10 easy things you can do to increase your advocacy effectiveness, better prepare yourself for meetings with decision makers at all levels of […]

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Problematic New Labor Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor issued its Final Rule to update overtime regulations. The 508 page Overtime Rule does not apply to hourly workers, but still may create additional financial and administrative burdens for many landscape professionals.  Here are a few of the highlights: The new salary level required for the executive, administrative, and professional exemptions […]

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 5 Key Ways to Improve Your Employee Retention      

Bill Arman, of the Harvest Group, an NALP consultant member, shared these tips in his webinar, Don’t Let Them Quit: How to Keep Your Keeper Employees. Here are 5 simple ways that landscape and lawn care companies can improve their employee retention. Get these into place and they will help with keeping your keeper team members.

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