It would be fair to say that a passion for the Green Industry is in Angie Bradley’s blood. Having grown up on a farm in North Carolina, working outdoors just became part of her natural instincts, Angie says. Though at one point she planned on becoming a pilot, she ultimately found that her love of the outdoors could be a successful career path that would use her skills while being wholly fulfilling.
A lot of lawn care companies talk about training. But in terms of what that really means, it can vary dramatically from the bare minimum “state-required” training to a more robust training program. It truly is like comparing apples to oranges from company to company.
If you’re someone who is considering lawn care technician jobs as a career option and curious about joining the Oasis team, you may be wondering what is involved with training.
We wanted to fill you in on what you could anticipate.
Research shows that millennials (currently the largest generation to be in the labor force) look at jobs as “opportunities to learn and grow.” In other words, they aren’t just looking for a paycheck but a career that can give them development opportunities both personally and professionally.
If you’re one of the 56 million working millennials (the largest generation currently in the labor force), then you might be looking for a career in which you can find a home rather than a revolving door of dead-end jobs that you may have been stuck in before (or are at least trying to avoid).
Wouldn’t you like to love where you work? Are you eager to make it into the office each day? To many that concept probably sounds too good to be true.
In fact, a number of studies over the years that have analyzed the US workforce’s level of enthusiasm for their jobs show that as many as 40 percent of Americans are unhappy where they work. That’s depressing for a number of reasons including the fact that studies also show hating your job can rob you of sleep, affect your social life, and even hurt your immune system.
Former Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman, Dave Lapham, may have hung up his cleats in the mid 1980’s, but he’s remained an active part of the Bengals organization—and the Cincinnati community—ever since.
Lapham is in his 31st consecutive season as the analyst on the Bengals’ radio broadcasts. He is also strongly committed to charity work and giving back to the Cincinnati community. Most recently, Lapham has aligned himself with Oasis Turf & Tree, as the company’s new Color Analyst. In this role, Lapham will be the voice of our radio and television ads and an overall part of our team.
As you’ll be seeing Lapham’s face and hearing his voice more and more around Oasis Turf & Tree, we wanted to take a moment to introduce you to him.
Each year, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) recognizes industry professionals with awards in the areas of landscaping, lawn care, design/build, installation, container plantings, and erosion control.