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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Should Your Business have a Workplace Substance Use Policy?

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According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 12.5 million people misused prescription opioid and over 800,000 people used heroin, resulting in $78.5 billion in economic costs. Those costs have taken a toll on businesses and the healthcare system. In addition, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) had identified that employees who use drugs are 2.5 times more likely to miss work for 8 or more days each year than co-workers who do not use drugs, and more than 3.5 times more likely have a […]

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6 Tips To Have a More Productive Employer Interview Process

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A business is only as good as its employees. That is why it is essential for green industry business owners to hire people who will not only do their job well, but are aligned with the company’s vision and values. Employer Interview Tips and Best Practices A business owner can generally determine the right candidates through an interview process. Here are 6 tips for a more productive employer interview process. 1. Identify Vacancy and Evaluate Need. What position(s) do you need to fill? Will service to customers, external or internal, […]

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10 Steps to Conduct an Enlightening In-Person Interview

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Done well, an in-person interview can provide valuable information about an applicant, beyond what is listed on a resume or application. In order to get the most from the interview, you should prepare in advance so the interview meets your objectives. Hiring the wrong candidate can be an expensive mistake; the interview process can help weed out the good from the bad. By doing research ahead of time, asking the right questions, and really listening to what the candidate has to say, will help you determine if the candidate is […]

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Spring-Green Welcomes Newest Franchise Owner Richelle Geiger

Richelle Geiger Spring-Green Franchise Owner

Spring-Green Lawn Care is proud to announce its newest Franchise Owner, Richelle Geiger of R&M Property Services, in Dearborn Heights, MI. Geiger is no stranger to the green industry. She started working for her father’s lawn care business when she was a teenager in high school. At first, she was simply watering and fertilizing trees, but her responsibilities grew over the years. In 2014, Geiger started R&M Property Services, to pick up where her father left off after his retirement, servicing customers in landscaping, lawn care, irrigation, and snow removal. […]

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