For Those Who Employ.?

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  1. ACW

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    After a bit of advice please.

    For those who employ, do you provide them with the best kit available?

    I'm thinking that they may respect it more if it is good quality and makes they're tasks easier etc.

    Am I being naive here?
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    depends who you employ,

    do they respect the kit?? would it be worth paying out £100's of pounds if they break things, just throw it about etc.

    i'll be getting my first employee soon and im not going to spend much on kit, for them.

    if you do buy more kit, buy the kit for you then give them the old stuff!
     
  3. ACW

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    What if they are doing a majority of the work?
     
  4. rcproperty

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    doesn't matter. until you know what they are like then I wouldn't bother,

    if they damage something or break something with out you knowing then who ends up paying for it!!!

    get them working with the gear you have already, if the equipment is good enough for you then its good enough for a worker to use!
     
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    I am looking to take Someone on on the near future to help me out and also be out on there own while I'm doing my 2nd job.

    So their equipment will be the same I'm using. I will be highlighting the importance of looking after the kit, I think it might help if they are new to window cleaning as they won't be throwing it around everywhere?

    On the subject of employment, how has everyone gone about taking on people as I have a few options - family, mates, work colleagues Etc..

    I am interested to know how you have gone about finding the right person?

    Cheers

    Jack
     
  6. rcproperty

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    personally I wouldn't take friends or work colleagues on.

    family maybe,

    its hard to find the right person, trial and error.
     
  7. Duncs

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    i have found it hard getting good mate at moment
    done ok in past but since my nephew left canny get anyone decent, strange when your used to having your regular mate then they leave
    its like two steps backwards
    fingers crossed for Saturday my daughter is coming with me cleaning just Saturdays needs extra cash
    disaster waiting to happen ha ha
     
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    good luck with that then! hope she does well for you!
     
  9. Duncs

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    RC just helping her out my mate wont work saturdays the daughter is of to australia january so she is saving hard
    she is prepared to graft good on her
     
  10. Jack09

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    Trial and error.

    Right enough. My brother in-law has given me a hand in the past.

    Not a bad relationship, not to close to make it awkward if you tell him to hop it!!
     
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