How to find employees

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Jlawnmow, Apr 10, 2007.

  1. Jlawnmow

    Jlawnmow LawnSite Member
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    I have around 55-60 yards that I've been doing solo. I'm to the point where I want grow but I cant b/c I cant take on any more. So for those of you out there who have people helping you. How did you find them??? Did you put an add in the paper, make signs saying that you need help, or just go to the mall asking people if they need a job? OR, do all of you out there who have help know how to speak spanish and have mexicans working for you. Thanks for your help!!!
     
  2. Rhinox29

    Rhinox29 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 134

    I run an add in a free shopper paper to promote new business. And I get at least 4 calls a month from people looking for a job. Yesterday I had a call from a young lady who sounded like she might be hot. I don't need any help but I thought about it for a minute. She might of helped get me some more accounts. lol
     
  3. 1cooltreeguy

    1cooltreeguy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Get to know the owner of the local mexican market. They will help u.
     
  4. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,220

    I have went to the unemployment office and just looked around ....

    you ll find someone
     
  5. Mr Priceless

    Mr Priceless LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 412

    if only you were closer:(
     
  6. howardsells2000

    howardsells2000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 355

    I put an add in my local Penny Saver. I just hired my first employee. I got about 10 calls from that add, but after interviewing 5 of them I found a guy that seems pretty good. We will see.
     

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