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full time vs part time

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Trevor8, Apr 25, 2010.

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Who works full time and who works part time

  1. Full Time

    39.8%
  2. Part Time

    60.2%
  1. Trevor8

    Trevor8 LawnSite Senior Member
    from IA
    Posts: 750

    Who works full time and who works part time and what other job do you have if you are part time
     
  2. beano

    beano LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 425

    I worked full time through college and now this is my first year part time as i got a job with the sheriffs dept. as a 911 dispatcher. I miss being outside all day but like having a stable income thats year round and this just pads the bank account!
     
  3. aznsquirel

    aznsquirel LawnSite Member
    Posts: 26

    I'm a firefighter fulltime
     
  4. davis45

    davis45 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 985

    Full time here, March - November. Usually find a winter job for December - February so I don't lose my mind from boredom. I think it was 2 winters ago I didn't work, wow that was a long 3 months, never again.
     
  5. J & D Greens

    J & D Greens LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 763

    I just retired from my full time job, now we are going to go after as many lawns as I can. This is my fourth season so I have a base of twenty accounts to build on. I think I will find something in the winter months as well. Wish me luck. David
     
  6. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,316

    Surprised at the number of part timers so far. . . interesting.

    Full time for me. Had 3 part-time and 1 full-time employees last year; scaled back a little bit this year to where I am still working solo occasionally.
     
  7. davis45

    davis45 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 985


    I reccomend finding a winter job for sure. It sucks still payin all your bills and not workin. It also sucks just sitting around and havin some boring days. I worked in a factory for a couple winters, I will never work inside again. Took a winter off. This winter I worked for a grain elevator, I loved it. Get alot of hours and not bad work. It does get mighty cold out loading trucks in snow/ice and climbing a 150ft ladder for 12hr days, haha.
     
  8. stew6371

    stew6371 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 18

    After 4 years of consideration, I'm finally starting my business this year. I will be part time until the business can hold its own. I drive a truck locally for my fulltime job. Cant wait to be out of that dang truck, but that probably wont happen this year. Maybe next year. I used to be over the road which is why it has taken me this long to get started. Hard to mow a yard when you are 1000 miles away.
     
  9. carguyrob

    carguyrob LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    I'm full time march-december. I plow in the winter but in Columbus, OH winters are pretty unpredictable, I could be in the truck every day or get flat spots in the tires hahaha. Had to do something over the winter, they get very boring with nothing to do, I still make a habit of 2 or 3 trips to florida though.
     
  10. kodak mowing

    kodak mowing LawnSite Member
    Posts: 141

    full time and then somei love mowing since i was a kid,and mowed for my papaw.i also do property presevation so its a half and half.
     

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