Tag Archive: Hiring

THE OPPORTUNITIES IN HOUSEKEEPING

Truthfully, we know that not every graduate will get a corporate job immediately after NYSC or eventually. It is not a Nigerian problem. Even the biggest economies in the world have shortage of jobs.  Some of us know some people who…
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WE NEED MORE EDUCATED PEOPLE IN THE HOUSEKEEPING INDUSTRY

“Mummy, I’m going to work as a live-in house help for two years”. How would you feel as a parent if you heard these words voiced by your daughter, who you have spent quite a fortune on educating? Surprised? Curious?…
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HIRING DECISIONS- LIVE-IN vs LIVE-OUT

decisions

Everyday, we are faced with decisions of whether or not to hire a maid or whether or not we even need them in the first place. But love them or hate them, maids may have become a necessity for every home….
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BEING THE ULTIMATE TRAINER

Many of us are unaware of the responsibility we incur when we choose to hire maids. A brief look into the background of your maid will make you see that her coming to work for you was her only escape route from an environment that constantly told her she could never become something in life.

WRITING YOUR OWN SIMPLE CONTRACT

The advantage of writing your own contract is that it is proof that any action you take was agreed upon. It erases misunderstanding when anything happens. It also gives you security and peace of mind, that you have done everything within your ability to protect your end.

VALIDATE YOUR ASSUMPTIONS

Assumptions are made, and most assumptions are WRONG. – Albert Einstein.

As much as we listen to and trust our instincts, it is important to be deliberate about the questions we ask. We should also be able to listen to, not just the answers that come from their mouth but the expressions that follow those words. Does it depict falsehood? Is this person confident? Is this person absent minded? Did this person struggle to answer this question? Which one did she show reluctance to answer?

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