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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by just Cuts, May 18, 2003.

  1. just Cuts

    just Cuts LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 130

    I've been doing fine up till now working by myself, but i'm really getting a lot of work lately. Putting an ad in the paper for help and need advice on what to ask when and if i get any callbacks.Any advice would be helpful. Thanks
  2. NNJLandman

    NNJLandman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,306

    Ask for experience, age, refrences, availability, and then explain the work to them. Also ask about working weekends, holidays...availability.
  3. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,849

    mechanical know how?
    allergies to grass/pollen? (that would suck)
  4. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    ask for a resume first

    I know that a lot of the other LCO's will laugh and say, "Who the heck in this line of work would have a resume," but all of my current employees have been on with me now for over a year, and I hired them on first with a resume, then written interview questions, and finally the oral interview.

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