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Old 01-24-2014, 04:39 PM
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Where to find good help?

Looking to hire a foreman this year. Where have you guys found it's best to find good help?

Craigslist, local paper, references?
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Old 01-26-2014, 06:54 PM
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Old 01-27-2014, 09:07 AM
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spitfire If your figure that out let me know . Im looking to do the same thing ... nothing yet . thanks
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Old 01-27-2014, 08:01 PM
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Good help

We are having the same issues here in ohio. I just started talking to my local vet reps at employment place so I can not only help fellow vets find a job but they are usually hard working and easy to train. I have found one guy so far but it's only been a week. I hope it helps you guys out.
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Old 01-27-2014, 08:11 PM
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I was spreading salt the other day at the county jail and seen a competitor picking up three people from work release, heck maybe that's a idea.
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Old 01-29-2014, 04:28 PM
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I was spreading salt the other day at the county jail and seen a competitor picking up three people from work release, heck maybe that's a idea.
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Old 02-07-2014, 01:02 AM
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I was spreading salt the other day at the county jail and seen a competitor picking up three people from work release, heck maybe that's a idea.
people have been crucifying me for suggesting this
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people have been crucifying me for suggesting this
I believe in second chances and there are good people who make mistakes, get caught up, or just did something stupid. You might find a good worker and make a difference in their life by giving them a chance.
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Old 02-07-2014, 04:44 PM
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[QUOTE=YellowDogSVC;4954427]Im scared to see what its gonna be like in twenty years with the transition i dont remember being this lazy and i hope im wrong cause this world will be real over grown who needs to work when they can sit at home and collect unemployment
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Old 02-07-2014, 09:02 PM
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I believe in second chances and there are good people who make mistakes, get caught up, or just did something stupid. You might find a good worker and make a difference in their life by giving them a chance.
Very very true!

I have a couple guys that had troubled pasts but they grew up and straightened out and are very good workers.

But for the most part good help is really hard to find. Most good landscapers already have jobs. Worst case scenario is to recruit from other landscape companies, its nothing personal its business. If they needed an employee they would steal yours in a heartbeat.
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