What makes a bad office manager, a good office manager or a great office manager?
Reading this blog post, that’s what. But what else?
Well, if you’re reading this then it’s a pretty sure bet that you’re an Office Manager and you know damn well what an Office Manager is.
Now while that’s all well and good – as you probably already know – an Office Manager’s role can vary quite a bit from organisation to organisation.
A recent poll conducted by O2 found nearly 16 million office workers didn’t take their full lunch break last year.
The same study also revealed that around 60% of office workers choose to eat lunch at their desk – some while continuing to work.
Most of us are aware of the risks related with an unclean office, but do you know what causes these germs to fester and travel around your office?
A new survey conducted by a global hygiene company, SCA, studied 1,000 workers and their attitudes towards hygiene in the office. The conclusion exposed that almost 66% of UK office workers wished their place of work was cleaner and more hygienic, with only 25% of workers rating there office as hygienic.
After reading this blog post, you will be able to reflect and agree that the main problem for organisations and managers today is how to motivate people at work.
Despite tremendous strides in understanding human motivation, we still don't do a very good job of practising it in our daily work.
The way to achieving success in the cleaning business is not just offering a great service but offering exceptional customer service. Customer service that results in completely satisfied customer is not difficult and it is neither instinctive nor simple.
A cleaning company should know how to offer excellent customer support the success of the company greatly depend on it. And on top of that, isn’t customer service simply common sense?
There are many businesses that forgo hiring a cleaning service, thinking that this will only be another expense they must pay. Due to this, they wind up having to do all the housekeeping tasks on their own, which is in no way adding to the bottom line.
If this sounds like your business, you should carefully consider all the benefits that go along with hiring a contract cleaning service, which are highlighted here.
If you currently employ cleaning staff direct, you may think it’s cheaper than paying for a specialist cleaning contractor. But think about the hidden costs…
On the face of it employing your own team seems a simple and cost-effective cleaning solution. But if you employ staff you are responsible for:
Your employees spend a lot of time at the office, so it’s essential it’s a clean and positive place to be. There are several ways you can cultivate a stress-free and productive workplace by making a few simple changes to your office.
Here’s our top 5 ways to improve your company’s working environment…
Since the Brexit vote there has been much debate on the current and future state of the UK economy.
However, while businesses are cautious about the future, there is still enough confidence there to look positively towards the future rather than simply worrying about it..
The very best co-workers aren’t just diligent; they’re pleasant, polite, and generally willing to do their part to make office life a little easier for everyone. Take up some of the following tips and you’ll be a beloved colleague in no time.
Just adopt the following habits and you’ll be on your way to Employee of the Month in no time. Assuming you’re also doing a stellar job with your assigned work, of course….
You spend a lot of time in your office, so it’s particularly important to maintain a clean and clutter-free workspace. De-cluttering your office can make it easier and quicker to clean and can also improve your organisation skills at work. If you’re a business owner, encouraging your employees to keep a clean and tidy workspace can lead to better productivity and also boost employee morale.