Timing is the key to confidentially replacing an under performing employee, with an emphasis on confidentially. Depending on the level of management you are replacing, the interview process may take 30 to 90 days. Often this process will take place while the current employee is being challenged to improve during a probationary period.
Have you ever hired a management candidate without checking references? With a tight labor market, there may be a tendency to take short cuts to fill gaping holes, even in key management positions. But that can lead to trouble.
When considering a new hire it is important to compare your company’s job offer with the candidate’s current compensation and benefits, plus the consideration of relocation expenses. If you are intending to attract currently employed management candidates with substantial years of successful laundry industry experience you need to minimize economic discrepancies.
Are you an owner operator with a good management candidate living hours away, or a VP of Operations in a multi plant organization thinking about promoting and transferring a successful employee? Perhaps you're contemplating moving to a different part of the country for career or family needs.
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Mac-Gray Corporation’s Lighten The Load™ Initiative
WALTHAM, Mass. — Mac-Gray Corporation, a provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations announced that it received the Carbonfund.org Foundation’s first annual For People and Planet award in the education category. Since Mac-Gray launched its Lighten the Load(TM) initiative in 2008 with Carbonfund.org, they have partnered with 29 academic institutions to offset more than 40 million pounds of carbon.
“This award highlights Mac-Gray’s commitment to environmental sustainability. Our Lighten the Load™ initiative is helping to reduce the carbon footprints of college and university laundry programs, while educating students on the benefits of being ‘green’ in the laundry room,” said Stewart G. MacDonald, Mac-Gray’s chief executive officer.