Would you hire him

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by beaver, Jun 17, 2005.

  1. beaver

    beaver LawnSite Member
    Messages: 90

    this morning i was driving down the street and i noticed an suv towing a trailer full of old equipment that looked very unproffesional. to make things worse this "landscaper" had DUI plates on the front of his truck.(if you get too many DUIs in ohio you get fancy yellow liscence plates so everybody can see your an idiot) i was thinking to myself that is the most unproffesional thing i have ever seen. to make things worse he underbid everybody and landed a mowing contract for an apartment complex and he does a terrible job

    would you ever hire someone like this?
  2. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    I wouldn't......but there are plenty of people who will.
  3. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,384

    so you wouldnt hire me? I had a DUI 6 years ago but havent had a drink in 3 years.I have a wonderful LCO going and its getting better every year. Give this guy a break. Maybe hes just trying to go straight.
  4. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    My response wasn't based on the DUI alone. My best friend has had 2, and now he's straightened himself out, and I respect that.

    If this guy was cutting my neighbors yard and doing a terrible job, no....I wouldn't hire him.
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    I agree, how are you supposed to get experience if you can't practice a lot...
  6. Scapegoat

    Scapegoat LawnSite Member
    Messages: 249

    If you had a DUI and that was shown on your plate, I would not hire you. I realize you could get a DUI and not be an alcoholic, but not my problem. YOu screw up and you get punished for it.
  7. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    practice what?
  8. mbella

    mbella LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,284

    The original thread stated that you get the special plate for "too many DUI's". I don't think we're talking about the one time guy. I wouldn't hire him.
  9. mbella

    mbella LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,284

    Genius, we're not talking about one DUI. Read the original post.
  10. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    In this guy's case, the yellow dui plate is probably WHY he's cuttin' grass.

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