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How to Hire Employees for Your Cleaning Business

If you run a cleaning company, you know that the saying, “Good help is hard to find,” rings true. Whether you manage a carpet cleaning, housekeeping or janitorial company, it can be difficult to find quality employees that are willing to stick around and help make your business shine.

If you’re looking for suitable candidates, consider the following:

  • Post cleaning jobs online and use Ninja Gig’s convenient online job application to help weed through applicants.
  • Personal referrals are always very helpful so remember to ask business associates and friends if they know anyone trustworthy that may be interested in applying for open positions.
  • Use social media to advertise your current positions. You can link back to online job applications to help make it easier to identify qualified applicants.

When you are going through prospective employees’ information, be sure to prepare detailed questions for your interview and always call references and conduct thorough background checks. If the applicant has a record for stealing, your clients will not be happy if things are amiss in their homes. You want to treat your customers’ valuables with the utmost care, which is why it’s important to check any potential employees thoroughly.

Avoid hiring cleaning employees just because you need to fill open positions. You don’t want to risk cancellation of your cleaning accounts just because an employee is unreliable or waiting for a better job to come along.

When you hire a qualified applicant, make sure to update your Worker’s Compensation Insurance. Your insurance agent can quickly update your policy to reflect any changes.

You may also need to update your surety bond liability to expand your coverage. These bonds are based on the company’s size. A surety bond offers insurance for your outstanding cleaning contracts and dictates client compensation if you are unable to finish a task.

Ninja Gig can help you develop online job applications that are custom to the cleaning industry. You can sort through qualified applicants, keep resumes on file for future hires and comply with federal paperwork maintenance requirements.  Start your free 30-day trial and start accepting job applications online today!  Sign up here