Employee Monthly Spotlight

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June  2023
Employee Spotlight

Employee Name: Michael Haggerty
Date of Hire: April 10, 2022

When you are at work, how do you motivate yourself?
When I am at work, I motivate myself by positive talk.

What is your job title and what do you do exactly at our company?
My current position is Landscape Maintenance/Detail Foreman.  My daily tasks include hedge trimming, crack weeds, weeding flower beds, cutting grass, planting, etc.

So far, what has been your favorite project you have worked on?
My favorite project that I was apart of was a two-tiered retaining wall with blue stone steps in the middle.  The purpose of this project was to expand the customers backyard and give them more room.

What is about you that most people don’t know?
When I was younger I was in the Boy scouts and made it all the way to Life Scout.  I’ve also went to the Scout Ranch in Philmont, New Mexico.

What strengths do you bring to the company?
I am dependable, driven, the ability to teach others the importance of detail work, hands on, etc.

What do you like to do when you are not at work?
I like to go for walks, fishing and photography

How long have you been with the company?
I have been with Sunset Landscaping for 1 year

How did you get started in the industry?
I knew that I did not belong working in an office.

If you had three wishes, what would they be?
Buy my mom a house, live on a yacht and travel the world

What is one thing that surprised you about your current role?
I did not know much about the industry and one thing that I was surprised to learn was the amount of water and how often to be water the newly planted shrubs/trees

What is one thing on your bucket list?
One thing on my bucket list is to catch a Marlin

Do you have any words for new employees or potential employees looking to come work for Sunset Landscaping, LLC?
We would love to have you to be apart of the Sunset Landscaping team, but be ready to work and have fun while doing it

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