Originally Posted by twomancrew
Patience and it will grow. I wouldn't have fired him. I always run into some problem when a new helper comes along. It's not their fault you didn't train well enough. It doesn't happen overnight. Chances are greater this will happen again with another new guy, or you will train differently which shows it was not totally on the guy that did poorly. Change your ways, not employees.
There was a lot more than that from him, that has made a bad image for the company over the past month, it's just the part that effects me because I have to try to fix it and I'm not the boss, so firing has nothing to do with me. And he's not new, he's just lazy. After we heard about it we had a family member go in a vehicle he didn't recognize and see why it was getting bad, he was one hand stiff arming with the trimmer around...