Recruiting Staff for your Pet Care Facility

One of the biggest struggles for facility owners is recruiting and retaining staff to address the businesses seasonal needs.  For many of you the interviewing and hiring process may be viewed as an interruption.  I used to think this until I was tired of filling in and doing the day to day work.  I quickly realized I couldn’t grow the business if I was performing the daily tasks.  This took a change of mind set and viewing recruiting as an opportunity.  It is an opportunity to grow to bring in the best staff to get the work done so you don’t have to. … Continue reading Recruiting Staff for your Pet Care Facility

Holiday Bonuses

Holiday Bonuses As the holidays approach we all consider showing our appreciation to our staff.  Traditionally that may have been a monetary bonus. With recent economic downturns business owners have had to be creative to keep costs down and morale high.  Although everyone likes money lets consider the real benefit to the company.  Bonuses become an expectation; does this impact future performance and behavior and really benefit your company?  A year end bonus encompasses the entire year and isn’t tied to any specific accomplishment.  It might if connected to specific measurable goals.  If bonuses are discretionary reconsider your structure.  Here … Continue reading Holiday Bonuses