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Up Close with Lori Wittwer: Finding a Career in the Lawn Care Industry and a Workplace that Feels Like Home

Posted by Rob Reindl on Oct 26, 2020 11:24:22 AM

Lori Wittwer never imagined that she’d end up in the lawn care industry. It’s just not something she ever knew much about or imagined being part of. After graduating from high school, the Loveland, Ohio native went to school for cosmetology.

But after a year in a salon, Lori realized she was allergic to some of the products and had to find a new career path. During that time, Lori says she held several different jobs but never found anything she was passionate about.

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Topics: Lawn Care, Careers

Landscape Industry Certified Horticultural Technician: Why it Matters to Our Customers & Team Members

Posted by Rob Reindl on Sep 25, 2020 10:32:09 AM

Whether you’re someone who is looking for tree and shrub technician jobs or you’re a homeowner who is thinking about hiring a plant health care technician to take care of your trees and shrubs, you might be wondering what kind of training goes into this work.

The truth is, the answer to that is going to vary dramatically from company to company. While there’s not a lot required in terms of what the state says we must do, we believe the more training a technician receives, the better they’re able to perform the work. That means that when our technicians earn advanced certifications, they become a tremendous asset to us—and to you.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care, Hiring a Pro, Careers

Why Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technicians are a BIG Deal at Oasis Turf & Tree

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jul 30, 2020 7:23:00 AM

Whether you are someone who is looking for lawn care technician jobs or you’re a homeowner who is wondering about hiring a lawn care company, you might be curious what kind of training is involved in this type of work. 

The truth is, there’s not a lot required, but we believe the more training a technician receives, the better they’re able to perform the work and really exceed the expectations of clients.

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Topics: Lawn Care, Careers

How Much Do Lawn Care Jobs Pay in Cincinnati, Ohio?

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jul 2, 2020 8:00:00 AM

There’s a common misconception that lawn care jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio (or elsewhere for that matter) don’t pay well. It’s assumed that these jobs have a low hourly wage and don’t really offer a viable career path.

Unfortunately, there are some companies that do pay poorly and offer little hope for a long-term sustainable career. These are typically small, often mowing-focused, companies that maintain a few small crews.

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Topics: Careers

People First: 8 Ways We Care for Our Team & Customers During a Pandemic

Posted by Rob Reindl on May 14, 2020 8:16:00 AM

Oasis has always aspired to build a reputation as a “company that cares.” That’s not only in regard to our own people (our team) but also our customers and our community at large. Though this has always been true, it’s been brought to light even more during the pandemic in which we’ve made a lot of changes in order to help keep everyone safe and happy.

These are just some of the ways we’ve cared for our team and our customers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, News, Careers

Sales Jobs in Cincinnati: How We Counter-Attack Empty Dreams & Broken Promises

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 30, 2020 8:31:00 AM

Have you ever been duped by a sales job ad? 

Everything about it sounded amazing from the pay to the benefits and even the hours. Maybe the ad touted six figures, a make-your-own-hours schedule, and great benefits to support you. But then when you went in for the interview—or even worse, you actually started the job—you quickly learned that all the excitement and the hope that they set you up with was a sham.

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Topics: Careers

Training for Success: How Oasis Salespeople Become Experts at Caring for Properties & Our Customers

Posted by Rob Reindl on Feb 13, 2020 11:48:02 AM

It’s no surprise that sales often gets a bad rap. Most people can remember multiple times that they’ve had a bad experience with a salesperson. Unfortunately, this often comes down to the way that salespeople are trained. At some companies, it’s all about making the sale and so often, it has nothing to do with providing good service. 

Even the way that most sales jobs are presented may be misleading—the job is presented a certain way just to get people through the door. That sets the tone for a sneaky and slimy way of doing business.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Careers

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