Employment Application

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Vandora Lawn & Landscape, Jan 5, 2001.

  1. Vandora Lawn & Landscape

    Vandora Lawn & Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 386

    What would you include in an employment application?
    Anyone have any samples they are willing to share. Yes I tried searching, I know this has been covered before, but I couldn't find anything useful.
  2. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,876

    I have one that is specific to our company that is in MS Word Format. I'd be glad to send it to you. Just email me.

    However, for a while, any generic applications (like the ones they sell in packets at Office Max Staples, Office Depot, etc.) will do just fine. I used those for years. They have all of the real important stuff.

    The only reason I use a more specific one is because we do drug tests before we hire and I like to notify them of this when they apply and have their written consent. I have also custom tailored my app to include more landscaping-specific questions too. But all that can be covered in the interview just as easily.
  3. Mark

    Mark LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    Office Depots are just fine. You can usually read people fairly good after fireing ten or more.
  4. GreenthumbGA

    GreenthumbGA LawnSite Member
    Messages: 191

    was just wondering if I could get a copy of your application you use for new employees. Thanks for the help

  5. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

    this thread is over 6 years old. probably not a great chance that you will get a response, although Jim Lewis is still around.. he may see this.
  6. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    LOL! This one IS dug out of the archives, isn't it? If you PM him, I'm sure he would be happy to help. He's a great guy.
  7. txgrassguy

    txgrassguy LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,083

    I use a canned, legal based employment application.
    You want a copy just pm me for your email and I'll forward one.
    I also adapted a GCSAA employee handbook to my company which has really saved my bacon a few times.
    You want a copy of that - send money for beer as my divorce has gotten expensive - over seventy grand and still counting:dizzy:
  8. salandscape

    salandscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 168

    Order Sean Adams, Template and forms kit and you will get an application, and many other forms that will be useful to you.
  9. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,955

    heres on i got from the MS Website.

    Attached Files:

  10. GreenthumbGA

    GreenthumbGA LawnSite Member
    Messages: 191

    ya'll are great...
    I knew it was a long shot hittin this guy up from such a ancient thread but hey....I got a guy named Jesus on my side so "Go with what ya know, ya know".

    I pulled very basic one off of some website this morning but found the one posted here to be very good...thanx frontier...


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