Pay for new guys

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by TTM42, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. TTM42

    TTM42 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 205

    How do you guys usually pay your new people? Do you start them out at minimum wage and tell them if they hang around and can handle the job and know what they are doing after a certain time period you will bump them up a bit? Just wondering how to handle this.
     
  2. DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING

    DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,343

    We don't start at min. But always give them the "if you prove yourself you will get a bump" speech. If they do, make sure to recognize it and give them that bump!
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  3. gardenkeeper88

    gardenkeeper88 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 347

    I had an employee get 2 bumps and a bonus last summer.
     

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