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36% of Sign Pros Hire Part-Time Help for the Summer

Do you or don't you: "We work with our local government to hire youth for their summer work program."

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QUESTION:

Does your company hire part-time help for the summer?

Yes: 36%

  • Extra hands when folks take vacation, and helping known youngsters get experience over the off summer months. — Cindy Ballard-Guminski, AlphaGraphics Oceanside, Oceanside, CA
  • Internships. — Nick Prentice, Blue River Digital, Columbia City, IN
  • During the summer months we like to bring students in to learn about the sign industry while they are on summer break. We hire for fabrication, installation and design. — Stephen Russ, Ortwein Sign Co., Chattanooga, TN
  • We work with our local government to hire youth for their summer work program. — Earl Walker, Image360 Tucker, Tucker, GA

No: 64%

  • It is too hard to find anyone who is already trained to do what we do, and part-time summer help would have to leave as soon as they are good enough to be considered fully trained. — Heather Jack, Fastsigns Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Our team serves multiple roles and a part-time seasonal employee would likely be a disruption to the flow. The time to train them for PT hours for 2-3 months wouldn’t add enough value to be worth it. — Jonathan Elam, Creative Sign Solutions Inc., Statesville, NC
  • We tend to slow down in the summer. — Keith Myers, Sign-On Enterprises, Burkburnett, TX
  • Typically do not hire part-time help at all. — Rochelle Letourneau, Security Signs, Portland, OR
  • Prefer full-time personnel. — Michael Johnson, Henry Graphics Inc., Buford, GA
  • Can’t find any help — full time or part time. — Ben Phillips, Phillips Signs Inc., Seaford, DE

QUESTION:

How much of your company’s total annual revenue is earned/invoiced during May, June, July and August?

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