How to Find, Attract and Keep the Best Employees for Your Green Industry Company

Jan 22 2018 - 9:00am

Hiring good managers and employees is a science and an art. Too many Green Industry business owners make the mistake of hiring the wrong kind of people and it costs them plenty. In this program you will learn how to identify, find, hire and keep the best managers and employees for your small business. In this fast paced, upbeat nuts and bolts workshop you will learn:
•    The #1 rule of hiring
•    3 keys to a job ad that gets results
•    3 places to find the best people to hire
•    A formula that will help you avoid hiring the wrong person
•    2 reasons you should use a 90 day trial period
•    The #1 rule that is violated when hiring a new manager or employee.
•    The best question you can ask former employers.
•    The 3 top reasons why a job will go unfilled.
•    3 ways  to insure a new hire will succeed
•    The 5 reasons an employee will leave your company
•    How to create the right kind of incentive system for the new hire.
•    The critical formula for retaining the right employees in the first 90 days
•    The value of tying employee’s performance to compensation
•    The number one tool to keeping a new hire
•    7 keys to effective communication
•    The difference between a transactional leader and a transitional leader
•    Two types of interviews to conduct after you have hired a new employee
•    Why it is important that your employees know, understand and support your company mission statement
•    The critical success factor of training
•    The 5 major mistakes most companies make with their employees and managers
•    The power of behavioral assessments
•    How to know what truly motivates each one of your employees

Session Track: 
Shaping Leadership


Tom Borg Consulting, LLC

Tom Borg is Founder and President of Tom Borg Consulting, LLC. He is an team performance and customer experience expert specializing in the green industry. He is a consultant, professional speaker, trainer, and author.

For over 25 years, Tom has worked with associations, businesses and organizations and helped them to run institutions that are more successful. His consulting, workshops and keynote presentations focus on helping businesses attract and retain customers and maximize their profits.

His client list includes organizations such as Irrigation & Green Industry Magazine, Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association, MI Green Industry Association, Iowa Marine Association, Michigan Boating Industry, the Ohio Employer’s Association, and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Some of his Green Industry clients include Inch Memorials, Michigan Cemetery Association, Christmas Decor, Maverick Property Maintenance, Apartment Services Landscape & Snow Removal, Tuff Turf-Molebusters, Pro Mower and many other small businesses and organizations.

His articles have been published internationally and have appeared in publications such as Irrigation & Green Industry Magazine, Groundwork Magazine, Green Industry Pro Magazine, Michigan Green Industry Magazine and for the publications of  Minnesota Landscape Association, Colorado Nursery Association, Ohio Landscapers Association, Crain’s Detroit Business, the Detroit Free Press, and in national publications such as the Service Edge, Marketing for Success, Customer Service Manager Magazine, Corp Magazine, Office Line Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Reuters Magazine, the Michigan Retailer Magazine and the Small Business Association of Michigan’s bimonthly Focus magazine and is a regular contributor to their blog.

He has appeared on Michigan Entrepreneur TV, and is a regular guest on the Small Business Association of Michigan radio show network.

Over the span of his speaking career, Tom has trained thousands of his program participants in Canada, Saudi Arabia and throughout the United States.

He is author of the books: Making Service Count, How to Keep a Positive Attitude in a Sometimes Negative World, The 5 Biggest Mistakes Small Business Owners Make, and True Small Business Brilliance.

Tom is a member of the National Speakers Association and serves on the Board of Directors for the Eastern Michigan University Alumni Association.