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Introduction

There is an unrelenting labor shortage in the landscaping industry that’s making it hard for companies to find and retain qualified employees. Our research shows that 84% of landscaping companies rank finding and keeping qualified labor as their biggest challenge. More than half say they can’t find enough people to meet their landscape hiring needs, potentially hindering their growth.

To help landscaping companies more efficiently and effectively find and recruit the lawn care workers they need, we’ve put together a guide on landscape hiring best practices. We’ve included handy templates and tools you can use right out of the gate, putting you well on your way to securing the talent needed to complete projects and take on new business while increasing your landscaping business profit.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1

Create a Strategic
Hiring Process

CHAPTER 2

Determine Landscape Hiring Needs

CHAPTER 3

Create Job
Descriptions

CHAPTER 4

Post & Promote
Jobs

CHAPTER 5

Screen & Interview Candidates

CHAPTER 6

Tips to Improve
Hiring Results

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