Employment Issues Holding Me Back

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by riverwalklandscaping, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. fool32696

    fool32696 LawnSite Senior Member
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    The problem with college guys is that they are a short term solution. They may be off in the summer, but what happens Aug.-Sept. when school starts again. Also, its not really worth it to invest in much training because they won't be with you more than a few years. Turnover costs kill small companies. Focus on hiring people that have the potential to stay with your company for years. I'm only 24 and work a lot of guys older than me. I wouldn't hesitate to hire someone older. I have some friends still in college that I use on big jobs in a pinch, but for day to day operations I have people committed to my company.

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