How many times have you purchased a product, set it up without directions, failed and then reverted to the manual? We can then work by trial and error or get the instructions and save ourselves much grief.
Even though it’s an employer’s market in today’s tough economy, hiring and training the right person for a position within your company is still a tough job. It’s easy to end up hiring the wrong person. After all, hindsight is 20/20, but it’s an error that can be quite costly, so persistence and patience can help one’s efforts pay off.
After more than four decades of experience providing day and evening janitorial and related-facility services, it’s probably safe to say that McLemore Building Maintenance has seen it all. Services magazine recently sat down with owner Curtis McLemore to discuss some of the more challenging—and unique—projects that the company has undertaken.
Having had to weather the storms of recession several times in my business career, I learned some very useful lessons that may be beneficial reminders to all of us. Positioning for a possible financial crisis is very similar to preparation for a hurricane—watching latitude and longitude and mph until it “hits.”