Training employees

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Turf Technologies, Apr 5, 2006.

  1. Turf Technologies

    Turf Technologies LawnSite Senior Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 587

    I hired my first employee and im wondering whats the best way to train him? Let him start mowing or just edge and trim first? Any tips on how to explain thing so its not so hard to understand?:confused:
  2. BCFLawnLandscape

    BCFLawnLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    before i started my own business, i worked for numerous landscaping companies, the first one started me out trimming-edging-blowing, then he started letting my run mowers around the shop to see how good i was, i have been running equipment since i was 7, born and raised on a farm so i have been around and ran equipment all my life...but i would start out trimming then see how he works from there
  3. pjslawncare/landscap

    pjslawncare/landscap LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,410

    Shock collers work best
  4. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,899

    OMG - thats too funny.... w/all of the bdis out there (brain dead idiots), I hope that they have good grounded work boots. ZAP!
  5. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,656

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