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All American Grounds Shares Puerto Rican Recruiting Success Secrets

This family owned business was started in 1980, located in a now booming tourist town of Colorado. Three years ago, the team made the decision to add Puerto Ricans into their already diverse workforce. Brandon shares their strategy for integrating their entire workforce to collaborate together including their approach to housing, transportation and cultural teamwork. With a robust onboarding and training program, All American has seen 100% of their recruits stay through the entire season and their return worker rate improve from 25% – 75%.

Learn The Benefits Of Hiring Labor From Puerto Rico – Landscape Entrepreneur Podcast

In this episode, Clay shared details of his entrepreneurial journey to build his very unique and rapidly growing business. He also talked about how to successfully hire and retain quality labor from Puerto Rico for your landscape business. Clay has been through the trenches and has a very good understand of the process and how to be successful when hiring labor from Puerto Rico.

United Quality Cooperative Customer Feedback

Located on a reservation with a population of just 3,500 people it was challenging finding employees who will take an entry level position, especially with the oil fields nearby. After trying job fairs at schools, Indeed, Craigslist, recruiting out of state, and temp agencies unsuccessfully, United Quality finally found success with MRC. They’re continually bringing more and more Puerto Rican recruits to help them and Katie shares how the replacement process works. Learn how they plan to re-structure their vacation policies and streamline their housing processes now that 16% of their workforce has come from MRC.

How to Have the Most Success Using a Puerto Rican Recruiting Company Like MRC

Clay Martin Founder and President of Martin Recruiting and Consulting [MRC] has a conversation with Ryan Dibala, Account Manager at MRC and host Kelly Dowell. Learn about popular trends that successful business owners have implemented at their companies to ensure the job satisfaction of Puerto Rican recruits. Tips range from job descriptions, onboarding, training, incentives, and even drug testing with the legalization of marijuana in some states.

Shift the Focus from Recruiting to Retention

MRC was featured in the National Association for Landscape Professionals’ magazine, The Landscape Professional. We mention amazing clients like Zeppa’s Lawn Service and Martin Landscape to point out a few of the things that they’re doing right to ensure that the recruits we bring them are on-boarded properly and stay for the long haul.

The Green Industry’s Premier New Recruiting Company: A Look Inside MRC

It’s hard to believe that it was just one year ago that I started Martin Recruiting and Consulting (MRC) and launched at NALP’s LANDSCAPES 2017. With just 4 days notice of the event, I ordered a stack of business cards and headed out with an idea….a dream. I got to Louisville, and as I started talking to people, I quickly observed the same pain point:

“How can we hire and retain good people in the green industry?”

I was convinced that my solution would solve a labor shortage problem that so many green industry leaders are feeling.