Category: Lone worker management

Amsterdam Airport Joins Electronic Scheduling Ranks

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Amsterdam Airport Joins Electronic Scheduling Ranks An airport in Amsterdam has joined the ranks of business around the world in order to monitor and pay their cleaning staff correctly and efficiently. With a number of different services including security, airport information desks and cleaning, it was crucial for the company running the services for the… Read more »

In the spotlight: Why is home care employee turnover so high?

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In the spotlight: Why is home care employee turnover so high? The National Care Forum’s annual survey of staffing found that too many employees are leaving the home care sector, creating a crisis which is already having an impact on the services that many clients receive. According to the survey, turnover rates are still consistent… Read more »

Time-Wasting At Work – Are You Guilty?

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Time-Wasting At Work – Are You Guilty? There are numerous conflicting statistics from surveys about time wasted at work by employees on the clock – but it’s not hard to collate the figures and see that many businesses have a problem with keeping their workforce on-task. A survey by Salary.com in 2013 found that 64%… Read more »

Caring For Your Cleaning Staff

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Caring For Your Cleaning Staff When employees have a central workplace like an office, they have safety policies and health and safety to ensure all workers are protected. But what about if you’re a contract cleaner heading out to work a night shift in an unfamiliar workplace? How can employers keep their team safe in… Read more »

How Can Contract Cleaners Retain Staff?

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How Can Contract Cleaners Retain Staff? It goes without saying that the foundation, the very cornerstone of every contract cleaning company is the cleaners. They are the face of the business, they provide the service that the company offers, and it’s more important than ever for businesses to build a solid core of employees that… Read more »

How Workforce Monitoring Solutions Can Make Appraisals Easy

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How Workforce Monitoring Solutions Can Make Appraisals Easy Appraisals are a regular part of working life for many, and for employees they are the gateway to better pay or improved positions at work. For their employers, however, it can be a difficult process trying to figure out which employees have justified a rise without the… Read more »

Supporting Your Mobile Workers

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Supporting Your Mobile Workers With all the talk on optimising and securing mobile workers, it is easy to forget that employees also need a lot of support in their everyday lives to be able to carry out their jobs to the highest of their abilities. It is one thing to implement the right software and… Read more »

Managing Shift Work: The Pros and Cons

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Managing Shift Work: The Pros and Cons Managing shift work is an incredibly complicated task, especially when doing it manually. For industries like security, contract cleaning and home care, it’s important to have staff working in shifts to ensure that clients are getting the service they are paying for, and to guarantee people are on-call… Read more »