Not too long ago (Auto Laundry News, September 2016), I wrote about the impact a $15 minimum wage could have on the car washing industry and how inaction could significantly impact revenue growth.
As detailing pros, we all know not to work on vehicles in the sun. UV rays soften up the clear-coat surface on autos and make them susceptible to scratching and swirl marks.
I sit right next them. We don’t need to have a staff meeting. I used to have staff meetings, but we stopped having them. Nobody had anything to talk about.
One of the worst feelings ever for an employer is when an employee is hurt on the job. More often than not, employee injuries are due to carelessness on someone’s part.
Doesn’t it seem that business is more competitive and difficult than it used to be? ABC Inc. experienced this challenging business atmosphere firsthand.
I don’t understand what happened. He interviewed so well. But it’s six months later, and it’s obvious. He’s not a good fit.
Lately, it seems like every business owner I talk to is struggling to recruit and retain employees capable of consistently delivering a quality customer experience.
Several months ago, I wrote about crafting a car wash manager job description for running the day-to-day operations.
When faced with a problem, it often helps to grab someone and talk it out. This is a great collaborative strategy to problem solving.
When your shop is blessed with enough work to require the assistance of additional help, you get to enter into the wonderful world of staffing and employees.
The days and weeks after employees start at your company represent a time of unique opportunity. Can you teach them new systems and skills?
The Trump administration’s first year in office has been highlighted by battles on the immigration front, bringing new challenges to small businesses such as car wash establishments.
We all seem to get it by now — more engaged employees perform at a higher level. The organizations that get their strategy right in this area provide a superior customer higher financial performance.
When it comes to constructing a team of people who work well together to create winning outcomes, knowing “how to” and understanding “how to” are two very different phenomena.
Signage is always a hot topic in the world of professional car washing: which signs make you money, which don’t, how much is too much —
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