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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dmk395, Mar 25, 2001.
How many accounts did you handle before you decided to add an employee or two?
65 was all I could handle alone. Mostly residential.
i just hired guys last year. the first guy i had i think i was around 30 accounts? and in high school. but they were large accounts. then when i went off to college i had maybe 15 and i hired my guy part time on the books. he wants to go fully on the books this year and do the 40 hour deal. he has a drivers liscence and everything. just depends on what needs you have. i cant be around that much and need somebody to do the general grunt work that i have gotten to hate. i just do the hard to do stuff like tree work and help out every now and again with grass and landscaping.
soon as I realized .....my business was running me and not me running the business
which was when ....even with a partner....could not handle all the work which must be perfomed to maintain the properties at the level we had set as a standard
I have to hire another one like yesterday. fun fun. im not looking forward to it, but i have to.