It doesn’t take so long before the maid discussion comes up when there are two or more women in a place. In the middle of discussing businesses and career, family and other matters, the “how to balance it all” talk comes up, and then they […]
“The worst mistake of first contact, made throughout history by individuals on both sides of every new encounter, has been the unfortunate habit of making assumptions. It often proved fatal”. David Brin Except you specifically made mention of it during the interview, or have taken […]
One of the things your maid will be taught during training is CONFIDENCE. The trait that enables her believe firmly in herself and in her ability to master and execute her job excellently well. Confidence does not equate disrespect. A trained maid should be confident […]
Realizing that some things cannot be taught or forced will inform the way you go about hiring or relating with your maid. Pick your struggle.
Ofcourse, there is no excuse whatsoever for whatever wrong your maid may be doing, but a little knowledge into what may be influencing her actions could help you understand how to deal with it. I am not a behavioral expert, however, from experience I know […]
Maids have become the easy target of blame when things do not work out well in the employer-maid relationship. As soon as we hear that an employer has let go of her maid, we say “All of them are the same” and are ready to […]
There is a high tendency that we may blow things out of proportion because of our suspicion. Sometimes, the mistake is nothing more than a mistake. Do not let suspicion cloud your judgement as an employer. If you have any reason to be suspicious, confront […]