This is the third and final installment of a blog series discussing what employers can provide to make sure technicians have everything they need to succeed. This post will explore continuing education and training for employees.
This is the second installment of a three part blog on what resources employers should provide for technicians to help them succeed. We began talking about whether employers or employees should buy the materials and supplies to complete daily service jobs. If you’d like to read the first installment of the blog series, just click here. To recap the first blog post: employers need to give their techs everything needed to do their job safely and effectively, but the most important thing that any employer can provide is a safe working environment.
One decision every business owner makes is what materials and supplies to provide for employees and technicians, and what the employee must produce or buy themselves.
In this three part series, we are going to dig in and explore the different ways to make sure your techs have access to everything needed to do their job safely and effectively, from tools, to training, to device management. Sneak preview for these blogs: #1 on my list of things an employer should provide for employees is forever and always going to be a safe working environment.
Hiring great people is absolutely key to running a great business and often, new business owners think that means hiring smart people. Lee Iacocca once said his secret to success was to "hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way." It's great to hire smart, but my experience is that smart isn't the most important quality.
Providing tablets or smart devices for an entire field team is a sizable investment! Like every aspect of life, it’s important to protect your valuable items.