Green Heart Construction: Hiring and Retaining Employees


Pat Sullivan, co-owner of Atlanta’s Green Heart Construction discusses his strategy to find, hire and retain skilled employees in this 3 minute video.

Pat has always placed an emphasis on attitude over aptitude when it comes to hiring. He says, “I feel like we can train someone to do a job if they are a good person and have good character.” Dependability and willingness to work hard are also big factors.

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While finding good employees can be hard, keeping them can be even harder. Pat, his wife Melissa (also a co-owner) and their management team have credited their success in keeping their employees to offering good pay and benefits and keeping open lines of communication.

Watch the video below:

Check back next week for more from Pat and Green Heart Construction.

Dan Fontaine

Dan Fontaine

Dan Fontaine is the Director of Video Production at Tarkenton Companies and for 4P Productions, directing creative strategy sessions, script writing, and both studio and live shoots. Prior to joining Tarkenton Companies, Dan studied video editing at New York University and worked on projects for The Science Channel, U.S. Soccer, Coca-Cola, and more. With extensive experience in video production, post-production, and web distribution, Dan can help answer any video-related questions you may have.