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Business Smarts: Work Schedule Options to Explore

In the battle for employees, it can be hard to compete against industries that are able to offer their hires remote or hybrid work. However, you can still provide different types of work-life balance to your team with various work schedule options. The main thing team members are looking for is a job that doesn’t […]

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Cultivating Well-Being: Proactive Measures Landscape Companies Can Implement for Employee Mental Health

Mental health includes a person’s emotional, psychological and social well-being, which affects how they think, feel and act. When your team members are struggling with their mental health, it can significantly impact your lawn or landscape business. If you are experiencing a high turnover rate, absenteeism, or burnout within your team, these can be symptoms […]

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How I Do It: Beating the Sunday Scaries

It’s probably happened to everyone at least once in their career. That creeping feeling of dread on Sunday as you begin to consider all of your tasks ahead of you on Monday. This sensation is dubbed the ‘Sunday scaries,’ and at Grow and Company, based in Houston, Texas, they are working to reduce this phenomenon […]

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Business Smarts: Should You Have a 4-Day Workweek?

With the labor market becoming increasingly tight, lawn care and landscape company owners have to consider a number of ways to differentiate themselves. One option is to offer the perk of 3-day weekends by working on a 4-day, 10-hour workweek. Landscape companies that have opted to go this route have reported their staff is better […]

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Business Smarts: The Pros and Cons of a 4-Day Workweek

Landscaping is a demanding industry. One possible way to help provide a better work-life balance for you and your crews is moving to a 4-day workweek. Various industries have been considering and implementing a 4/10 schedule as a way to provide more flexibility to their employees. With many landscape companies often already working 10 hours […]

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