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In this post we are going to talk to you about your new catering adventure. It means that I have done my job in the kitchen for now. You see, I was always a hands-on sort of bloke, never much of a teacher. But in time, as our business grew, my mates and catering peers told me that I had a soothing and reassuring voice over the telephone. I found that quite ironic because I can hardly hear a bloody word over the telephone.

Hiring the right catering staff

Which is why we decided from the first month of running the catering business to employ a receptionist. She did not need to be an expert on catering or food. She did, however, need to be experienced in customer service orientation, and that she was. Oh, and another thing, as old as I am today, I still cannot drive a van. So, you know what’s coming up. We hired a good driver too. He came with a good record, never had a single driving incident against his name. He was a driver all his life and his unblemished record was impeccable.

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Stacked files

If you are from that generation of men and women who had to visit a nearby insurance agent to shop around for new policies and benefits, you might have had this vivid experience, bearing in mind that your horror or disgust was from the point of view of the customer. Also, you could still be nipping out late at evening to get some emergency supplies at a nearby small business grocery store.

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business plan with chart

This business informational article gets broken down into three segments. Actually, make that five. Four of these important segments talk about the important matter of effective business planning at different stages of the year. Generally speaking, an annual business plan is always in force. Weekly planning by managers and meetings with key employees is another regular fixture on the company’s itinerary. But in many instances, monthly or quarterly planning and its subsequent meetings, if not overlooked entirely, are laborious affairs not taken too seriously by stakeholders. By necessity, some of these meetings can be fairly long and, still to this day; there are those who wish they were elsewhere.

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