How Do You Choose Your Next Crew Leader?

As children growing up living just 10 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge, my friends and I all heard how the painting of the bridge would be a perpetual project. The painters began their work starting at the southern end and painted their way across a two-mile expanse to the northern end of the bridge. […]

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Now You’re a Crew Leader – What Next?

Looks like you’ve been working hard and people are noticing your efforts. Congratulations, you have now become a crew leader! Now what? Becoming a crew leader is your first step in a career as a leader, and hopefully not your last. Most often in the green industry, people are put into leadership roles based on […]

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Crew Leaders Are More Than Soldiers – They Are Officers

As a crew leader, you have the world pulling at you from all directions – sales-team members telling you this and that, crew members needing this or direct supervisors expecting that. Yet one thing that is completely your world to control is … the job site. The job site is the primary focal point for […]

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Identifying Your Next Crew Leader

Working for a company that provides arborist training across the entire United States, we find that one of the most common questions we hear from line-clearance contractors is, “Do you know any good workers looking for a job?” It’s ubiquitous from coast to coast. Companies big and small are looking for qualified candidates for all […]

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