Workforce & Training

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Learn How Safety Can Drive Your Business at EAW in San Diego

Experience the transformative power of integrating safety into your business at our upcoming Executive Arborist Workshop August 7-9, 2023, in San Diego, California. Join industry experts and thought leaders as we delve into the crucial intersection of safety and business strategies, equipping you with the knowledge and tools to cultivate a safety-centric culture within your […]

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Founder of Truetimber Academy Finds Value in CTSP

Andrew “Drew” Dunavant was a professional tree climber for more than a decade and a three-time Mid-Atlantic Chapter (MAC) ISA champion working for Truetimber Arborists, a 22-year TCIA member company based in Richmond, Virginia, when a new opportunity came his way. “The company did not have as many CTSPs as they wanted, so it was […]

Open House

Add an Open House to Your Recruiting Toolbox

Are you looking for good people? That’s a rhetorical question, obviously. Who isn’t? A great recruiting tool and, by extension, retention tool is to host an open house at your office. Set a date and advertise well in advance. Post flyers with your agenda on your website, social media and LinkedIn. Reach out to your […]

Student Career Day

Company Owners Can Get Face Time with Students Looking for Jobs

Changes are coming to Student Career Day at TCI EXPO ’23 in St. Louis, Missouri, November 16-18. They will enhance the experience for students and expand opportunities for tree care companies to get in front of student participants. Partnership opportunities include more face time for tree care company representatives at the show. They also include […]

Raising Professionalism with Arborist Apprenticeship

Is apprenticeship the key to solving our workforce shortage? Is apprenticeship the answer to the training and retention of employees? Will apprenticeship elevate our industry into a recognized skilled trade? It would be amazing if the answer were yes, but the Registered Arborist Apprenticeship program is not a silver bullet. However, it is an important […]

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