Employee meetings

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by pjslawncare/landscap, Dec 9, 2004.

  1. pjslawncare/landscap

    pjslawncare/landscap LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,410

    How often do you have them? Its important to have a time & place to communicate with your workers and discuss any problems, concerns and/or resolutions you and they may have, but how often is often enough? once a day, once a week, once a month, never.
  2. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    at my first printing job, we had them every friday. i found them very rewarding, and quite motivating. it also gave me the impression that the boss was genuinly concerned about what was going on, and how we felt about. so, i'd say once a week.
  3. olderthandirt

    olderthandirt LawnSite Platinum Member
    from here
    Messages: 4,899

    I work with the guys if somethings on there mind they let me know. Then its back to work, I ain't there momma or there therapist.

  4. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    Same here. When I worked at an HVAC company, we had one each week too.
  5. JCW-G

    JCW-G LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    At the end of pay-day each week.
  6. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 1,796

    We had one every day but they were very short usually. No longer than 15 minutes most of the time.
  7. CamLand

    CamLand LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,299

    7:30 am Everyday that we are working...
  8. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,570

    we do it every day.
    i collect the previous day's work orders, do any schedule reshuffeling, and review the day's workload with my guys.
    we breifely bs, and i ask about any problems, and tell them to have an awesome day, and send 'em on thier way.
  9. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    I think they are a total waste of time, just like saftey meetings, and i dont think that Bobbys boss cared, it was just show for the meeting.
  10. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,570

    you have to keep in communication with your employees.

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