One of the most challenging problems we face in the cleaning industry is finding and keeping good help. If we could find a way to pay our workers according to a different formula that paid the person a percentage of the income based on their performance, would that help solve the turnover problem?
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The turnover problem is faced by many other industries (fast food, as an example)wherein some sort of career path is not evident. These jobs are viewed as fill-in work until something better comes along and I doubt that a money incentive would change the scene much.
The problem is how to make what is essentially a one level job into one that can be multi-level leading to advancement.
A small company will have a leader and a manager or two and front line workers. Not much there to move up to and the custodial staff knows it.
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