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Old 05-09-2014, 09:10 PM
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Maybe not that much but they aren't a mow n go working out of their Honda accord either........
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Old 05-09-2014, 09:11 PM
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Maybe not that much but they aren't a mow n go working out of their Honda accord either........
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True but god if that is their pricing they soon will be....lol

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Old 05-09-2014, 09:17 PM
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True but god if that is their pricing they soon will be....lol

I've been running into this more often in the last few years as well. I keep the bid sheet from one a few years Ago where the guy wrote FREE on close to 50 properties...... reminds me there are some people you can't compete with.
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Old 05-11-2014, 09:13 AM
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Also keep in mind folks, there are some guys (at least around here) who are retired from other jobs and cut some grass just to keep them busy and "for fun". They have income from retirement and other places, so even if they cut even and make no profit, they are still fine. hahaha Good thing to keep in mind, you can't compete with everyone - but develop a good niche and do it best.
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Old 05-20-2014, 07:36 PM
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Anyone use a temp service? I could use a lil help a couple days a week and was wondering if they take care of all the workmans comp and such. What has your experience been and is it worth it? What are the ins and outs on how it works? Thanks for any help.
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Old 05-21-2014, 09:02 PM
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I've never used them but something tells me you'd be better off hiring part time help and training them yourself.
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Old 05-21-2014, 09:09 PM
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Never used them either, they have contacted us. They take care of everything, you pay them, they pay employee. Sounds like a good deal for day labor but I think it would be a crapshoot as to what type of employee you get.
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Old 05-21-2014, 11:47 PM
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Ya thats kind of what I was figuring. I would just like a "one stop payroll" to make sure everything is taken care of. But dont know if they will do it just for one part time guy. Bangor savings has something they do I can look at.Id rather hire someone myself also.
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Old 05-22-2014, 07:11 AM
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We use Paychex, they've been good so far. They pretty much cover everything when it comes to employees.
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Old 05-22-2014, 08:22 AM
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I will look into that. Thanks
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