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Peer Perspective: The Importance of Hiring Employees for a Cultural Fit

As company culture becomes more of a focal point for business owners, you’ve probably heard some say they only hire ‘cultural fits.’ This practice of hiring candidates who align with your landscape business’s values and mission can sound like madness in an industry where the labor pool is ever-shrinking, but the owners who have committed […]

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Team Building: Overcoming Concerns About Adopting Cultural Fit Hiring

If you ask a lawn or landscape company owner some of their keys to successfully retaining their employees, hiring for cultural fits is typically among their advice. “That’s well and good for them,” you might think. “I don’t have that luxury.” Edward Coady, CEO of Mainely Grass, based in Bedford, New Hampshire, says they started […]

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Team Building: Utilizing the Birkman Assessment When Hiring

As you seek to bring on employees who align with your lawn or landscape company’s culture, one tool you can use during the interview process is a personality test. While there are a number of different tests available, one test to consider is the Birkman Assessment. The Birkman Assessment is used by more than 10,000 […]

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