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The Elephant In Your Maid-Employer Relationship: PUNISHMENT

I got talking with a maid employer during the week. As my usual practice is, I first of all try to listen to every complaint before I start to ask questions. This particular maid employer had lost so much to her maid’s inefficiency and carelessness. She also had to deal with some character issues. After she had narrated her ordeal,…

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This Is Why Your Maid Needs A Structure To Thrive

If you have ever visited a plastic, candle or crayon producing factory before, one thing you may have noticed is that the raw material used, looks nothing like the end product that we end up purchasing in the market. In raw form, these products are liquid. And to come out the way we see them, manufacturers develop moulds. These moulds…

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What Your Maid’s Character is Saying About You

When the name of some organizations or banks are mentioned, there is a picture that most likely first comes to your mind. Over time, many of us have attributed  these pictures or characteristics to these organizations – based on one, two or more interactions we had with the staff who work there, or the experiences of others who we trust.…

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‘TIS THE SEASON OF FESTIVITIES. Helpful Tips to Keep Your Maid On Her A-game

We are entering into the full blown festivities period, and ushering it in is the Eid Al-Adha, popularly known by Nigerians as the “Big Sallah”.  Barka de Sallah to every one who is Muslim and a part of this community. In case, you didn’t know, it is called “Big Sallah” because Muslims celebrate it BIG. There is the killing (sacrifice)…

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Let’s talk Myths : The higher the salary, the better the behavior

About two weeks ago, I wrote an article that was featured on a larger platform, and like I would always do after some time, I went back to read the comments. I love reading the comments because it gives me a peek into what my readers understood from the article, what they feel might have been omitted and sometimes I…

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BOUNCING BACK AFTER A BAD MAID EXPERIENCE

Getting a live-in maid may be a cheaper and readily available option, but if you look more closely, you may find out you are surrounded by others. Have you considered getting a live-out maid? Someone who comes in like 3-4 days a week? Have you considered that your kids stay over in a family friend’s house till you get back; at least they are in a home environment.

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KEEPING YOUR MAID’S ENTHUSIASM HIGH

There are millions of people who wake up everyday and always have to give their brains a pep talk on why they need to show up in their offices that day. Human Resources departments in offices always try to look out for different ways to advocate and ensure enthusiasm is always high within the work environment such that people can…

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