Thursday, January 03, 2013

FD2B Talk Radio Insight of the Night: Jack Ferrell

Last night on FD2B Talk Radio, Jack Ferrell of Florasearch shared Green Industry recruitment and job search tips. 

Ferrell says the best way to keep your top personnel from looking for a job elsewhere or becoming “recruitable” is by investing time and energy in them. The biggest reasons that key people leave are because they feel undervalued, not respected or unappreciated. It’s not because of money.

One way to retain employees is by providing them education and training. Some owners and managers fear that helping their employees better themselves and develop valuable skills is expensive--and there's no guarantee that employees won’t leave. That's true, Ferrell says, but he points out the alternative: Not educating or training employees and having them stay. 

Show: Find the perfect Green Industry job or employee
Guest: Jack Ferrell, Green Industry recruiter, Florasearch, Sanford, Fla.
Date: Jan. 2, 2013
To listen to the full show, CLICK HERE.

Editor's note: As part of a new partnership between Landscape Management and FD2B Talk Radio, we'll be posting an "Insight of the Night" every Thursday from the previous night's radio show. FD2B Talk Radio is a Green Industry radio show that broadcasts live every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Eastern. Its host and founder is LM columnist Jody Shilan, who's also the editor and founder of

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