Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by PrecisionL&L, Sep 16, 2004.

  1. PrecisionL&L

    PrecisionL&L LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    I am going to have some of my employees pass out some flyers for fall landscape installation work. My question is, that I was thinking of paying them just straight commission for the jobs that they land. Does say 10% of the final profit of a job sound fair to pay them. If not what would you do in this situation, pay by the hour? Thanks in advance.
  2. twins_lawn_care

    twins_lawn_care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 932

    I'd say if they are already your employees anyways, just keep them by the hour. Maybe offer a bonus of $50 or something for every job they land. I'd imagine this would give them some incentive to pass more out, and would still work out cheaper for you.
  3. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Messages: 4,040

    Hi PrecisionL&L,

    Here is a post you might want to read that should give you more ideas.

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