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Team Building: Offering Educational Assistance Opportunities

In the constant battle for talent, one aspect to examine is the current benefits you offer employees and their family members. Some companies in the industry have found investing in their employees’ higher education helpful when it comes to retention. The Davey Tree Expert Company, based in Kent, Ohio, has had The Davey Tree Family […]

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Four Ways to Invest in Your People

93% of employees are willing to stay with a company if it invests into their careers, according to Zavvy. It’s obvious that investing in your employees communicates you value and appreciate them, but there are numerous methods you can use to convey your level of investment. Turnover is often higher at organizations where employees feel […]

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Team Building: Utilizing a Vanpool for Employees

Depending on your lawn care or landscape business’s location, this could be hampering your possible recruiting scope for employees. One way to broaden your range is by implementing a vanpool program. The Greenery, Inc., based on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has had a vanpool program for over 25 years now. Jerry Ashmore, director of […]

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Team Building: Aspects of a Great Workplace

Every company wants to provide a great workplace for their employees. Not only is this simply the right thing to do, but it is also easier to retain them. While it might seem daunting to achieve, some of the major aspects that help create a desirable workplace are having a dedicated HR team, providing solid […]

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Team Building: Creating a Good Place to Work

Employee retention is critical. When you can keep your solid employees, you are better able to grow rather than constantly having to replace your staff to maintain your current size. One major aspect of retention is having a workplace where people want to stay. There are many competitions locally and nationally where businesses are recognized […]

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First Impressions: Implementing Effective Onboarding Practices

You put a lot of effort into recruiting and hiring new employees for your team, but the hard work shouldn’t stop there once they’ve signed on. Onboarding is a crucial step that sets new hires up for success. Proper onboarding can also help reduce high turnover rates. For instance, when LandCare restructured several years ago, […]

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Stop the Revolving Door: Pros Share Their Solid Recruiting and Retention Strategies

A common complaint of many lawn care and landscape companies is how hard it is to find good labor. The lack of the necessary employees can hamper your business’s growth. Here with their strategies and solutions to this issue are four different companies from across the country. Recruiting Strategies One effective recruiting strategy that all […]

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Think Outside of the Box: Employee Benefits to Consider Offering

The labor market is challenging to recruit and retain quality employees so finding benefits that cause them to stay long term calls for a bit of creativity. While you should definitely pay your workers a fair wage, compensation isn’t the only thing that employees consider when deciding whether to accept your job offer or to […]

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