Where to find good lawn care employees..

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by A1Lawns, May 2, 2007.

  1. A1Lawns

    A1Lawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 217

    I live in Connecticut and need someone to maintain my lawns each week.
    Where should I look to find RELIABLE, DEPENDABLE, and TRUSTWORTHY help?
    Or is this just simply a pipe dream? I hate the very thought of having to hire someone but I have no choice.
    Any input would be appreciated.
  2. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,374

    Add how big the yard is and what you would be willing to pay.
  3. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
    Messages: 1,209

    why do you need to hire someone?
  4. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    there is no such thing as good help anymore, just sell ur business and go work on a golf course
  5. PLM-1

    PLM-1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,640

    "I used to be a roofer, I can handle the heat" Oh ya? Why aren't you a roofer now?
  6. Need a Little Trim

    Need a Little Trim LawnSite Member
    Messages: 137

    Viva LA Mexico!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Just Joking I went through seven guys before I found two semi competant employees. However, they still have no work ethic or take any pride in their work.
  7. Vikings

    Vikings LawnSite Bronze Member
    from canada
    Messages: 1,657

    Not Mexico! you can find them in Texas now.. and Arizona, Nevada, california.. they're spreading like killer bees!!
  8. TSG

    TSG LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 444

    Look for School teachers to fill in the gaps in the summer

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