Business of PHC, Part 11: Scheduling and Fulfilling Contracts

Members of the crew have studied for and earned the appropriate pesticide applicator license, identification of the pests and diseases common to the service area is complete, marketing new services has led to initial conversations with clients and the first sale has been landed. What’s next? Communication and setting expectations First and foremost, clear communication […]

Accommodating Women’s Bodily Functions in the Field

The stigma surrounding women’s periods affects women* in all industries and work environments. Lack of education and open communication has contributed to persistent taboos about menstruation, a very normal bodily function that half of the global population manages at some point in their lifetime. According to international non-governmental organization Water-Aid, with support from the research […]

Business Of PHC, Part 9: Navigating Regulatory Requirements

It’s not uncommon to feel confident in your ability to dismantle a dead tree with heavy equipment and complicated rigging, but at the same time to feel insecure about your ability to diagnose and nurse a sick tree back to health with chemical-based treatments. For the arborist considering adding plant health care (PHC) to their […]

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