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Show Hours:

Wednesday, August 25:   9 am – 5 pm

Thursday, August 26:      9 am – 5 pm

Friday, August 27:    9 am – 2 pm


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The Top 10 Human Resources Mistakes Landscapers Typically Make and How to Prevent From Reoccurring

Steve Cesare
Harvest Landscape Consulting, Enscondido, CA


Overview: Whether it involves I-9 Forms, OSHA requirements, wage and hour issues, or various forms of discrimination, Landscapers are frequently uninformed about the correct steps to take to avoid governmental audits, burdensome lawsuits, and faulty business decisions.  This presentation provides a summary of the real-world problems that Landscapers routinely fall short of when attempting to achieve legal compliance along with specific action items necessary to improve the quality of a company’s human resources program.

Speaker Bio: Steve Cesare has a Ph.D. in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology and more than 25 years of human resources experience.  Currently, Steve serves as The Harvest Group’s expert for Human Resources and Safety.  Prior to joining the Harvest Group, Steve gained several years of experience in the green industry serving as the HR Director with Bemus Landscape in southern California.  Steve has also worked with Jack in the Box, Citicorp, Sentara Health Systems, and NASA in a variety of capacities aimed at improving the quality of their human resources programs.

CEUs:  This session is eligible for 1.5 FNGLA Certified Professional CEUs.

When: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Cost: Pre-Registration: $50 | On Site: $75