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Old 03-26-2009, 03:13 AM
vwgolf02 vwgolf02 is offline
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When did you start to hire

I currently have about 28 houses, that takes me 1.5 days to do it. These are all residential units. This year I plan to go into commercial, but I will have to see how that goes. I wanted to know, when will be the best time for me to hire workers? When did you do it? And how much profit is normal from workers?

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Old 03-26-2009, 10:47 AM
ponyboy ponyboy is offline
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when you cant handel the work load alone any more. Then I would look for a part time guy till you both cant handel the load then go full time. Workers get a salery but also expect them to be a little rougher on the equipment than you are
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Old 03-29-2009, 03:01 PM
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I'd say after you have 4 full and long days of work. Then I'd get a part timer, and then fill those 4 days back up again. Well that is my plan anyways, I'm still solo though. I'm not too busy yet to need help. I also would pay your help by the hr. Pick a good fair wage for your area and run with it!

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*I said 4 days, that way there is a day incase of rain, or you could even work through the weekend if you have too.*
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Old 03-29-2009, 08:46 PM
Tim Johnson Tim Johnson is offline
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I would suggest you work on your own till you can't handle the work load anymore. Your going to add a ton of overhead and additional costs by adding a part time employee.
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