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Tips To Hire Housekeepers For Your Managed Hotels

by on Jun.29, 2014, under Vacations

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When it comes to hotel management, having quality housekeepers is essential. They are the human resource that will help you provide quality services to your guests. You have to staff your Downtown Colorado Springs hotels with the right staff members, especially housekeepers, so that you can offer a nice ambiance plus a luxurious room to your guests.

You have to be meticulous when it comes to hiring the best housekeepers in town. It is essential for you to hire the ones with the best qualifications for the job so that you can ensure quality work and services from them. If you are hiring already, here are those qualifications that you have to check before you actually hire a housekeeper.

First, it might be beneficial for you to look for a staffing agency. The staffing agency is the company that will help you find the applicants who fit the qualifications you are looking for. With the assistance of the staffing agency, you should be able to find qualified staff members who can help you promote the business to guests in a positive way.

Once you have a list of applicants, it is for the best for you to ask them to show their certification or license. The certification or license will be the qualification that will back up their skills and knowledge for the job. You have to make sure that they have either a certification or a license before you go ahead and hire them for the job.

Ask applicants to give them a copy of a few government clearances. It is only natural for potential employees to get these government clearances so an employer should not hesitate to ask for them. The government clearances also serve as a proof of real identity for the applicants.

Determine if the applicant’s experiences are good for your business or not. Some of the employers should consider hiring those applicants who already have experience in working in this field for a long time. After all, the employers can easily cut down on the training costs if the new hires are already experienced.

There are those who prefer to hire new graduates though. This is because they can personally train these applicants to provide the kind of quality work that they want from their employees. Fresh graduates have not yet been influenced by the bad habits of the field so it is much better for employees to hire them.

Do some background check for the applicants who pique your interest. You have to make sure that these housekeepers are of noble character. This is so that you can prevent having to hire those housekeepers that might contribute negative feedback to your hotel management. You have to hire the ones with the best characters, after all.

Be sure to interview your applicants before you actually make your final decision on who to hire. If you want to determine first what the applicant’s personality is, you can just observe how they talk or how they answer during the interview. Usually, this is the time when you get a glimpse of the applicant’s personality.

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