Online Payroll Innovations for Small Business

Now that I am helping my husband get our new carwash up and running, this article definitely caught my attention.  There are so many new things for me to learn now that I will be transitioning from online marketer to carwash payroll/ bookeeper.  I hope this information can help you as well. Online Payroll Innovations for Small Business When a small business owner thinks about managing payroll, he or she is thinking about more than just … [Read more...]

Find/Post Jobs On Indeed.com

I listed our GFY Carwash job opening online at Workable.com which in turn listed my job opening on multiple job search sites including indeed.com.  As we progressed through our interviews, I asked each applicant which online site they had applied on and Indeed was almost always mentioned.  As both an employer and an employee searching for a job, this is a great FREE place to go in order to quickly post a job, post a resume or preview and apply … [Read more...]

Post A Job On Workable.com

If you are looking to hire someone for your business, it is a great idea to post your job on Workable.com.  I found this site while searching online for free online sites to post our job openings for carwash bay attendant at our new GFY Carwash.  Workable had a free 15 day trial period and was extremely easy to set up!  There was a place to list your company profile and the free trial allowed me to list up to 20 job slots.  Once your job is in … [Read more...]

Interview Tips: Make A Great First Impression

When it was time to hire new employees for our GFY Good For You Carwash we posted a Now Hiring banner in front of our carwash, then I set up a hiring ad on several online job posting sites.  I was thrilled with the online responses and quickly set up interview dates and times for the applicants.  After conducting a few interviews with the carwash applicants, I decided to write a post on interview tips. Interview Tips: Once you have applied … [Read more...]

Snappii Inventory App: Time Saver

I've been working on getting our GFY Carwash up and going and knew that I needed an app to help me with inventory.  Above you can see a little of my vending item inventory in the picture above.  And yes, I said "a little,"  I still have to purchase the food drink items but I have been waiting to do that since we haven't opened for business yet.  There will be several of us working together to stock the machines and purchase the vending items so … [Read more...]

GFYcarwash Quality Painting Crew

Check out the painters above!  This is a job that I wouldn't necessarily enjoy.  The days have been super hot here in Texas and it probably feels even hotter when working around the top of our carwash building.  We're on track to open soon but still lots to do.  Thank goodness our painting crew is timely and always on top of things.  We have been using this same painting crew for about fifteen years now. I met the owner of the painting business … [Read more...]

GFY (Good For You) Carwash Now Hiring

It’s that time, our hiring process for #GFY Express Carwash has now begun for both part time and full time employees! You can download our #GFY Express Carwash applications, print, complete and return them through email to contactus@gfycarwash.com  We’re excited about building our team and opening our carwash to the public in the latter part of July 2016. #GFY Express Carwash is the perfect carwash for busy people!  Remain in your car, … [Read more...]

How To Become A Recruiting Machine – Part 2

  Welcome to “How to become a recruiting machine – Part 2! In Part 1, we talked about the first four steps in becoming a successful recruiting machine: Decision, Mindset, Collect friends, and Developing positive daily habits. Here are the rest: Always be prepared. Tools – always have some type of media or samples to share with someone. Carry these samples in your car, purse, gym bag, etc. Bring your stories. Tell your story to … [Read more...]

How To Become A Recruiting Machine – Part 1

Are you a seller of all things wonderful? Do you sell AdvoCare, Younique, Young Living, etc.? If so, you know as well as I do that you need to recruit others in order for everyone to make some money, right? Do you know how to recruit? If not, you are about to find out! There are seven basic steps to becoming a successful recruiting machine. Let’s get started! Decision: You must make the decision that you will master this company. Decide that … [Read more...]

I’ve Applied For A Job, Now What?

You have just applied for, say, six jobs. What do you do next? Well, you wait! But not for too long! I was always told to give the company a week to receive and look over your job application before taking then next step. What is the next step, you ask? You call and follow up! I know someone who likes to follow up with one job at a time, staring with the one she really wants and making her way down to the ones she will settle for until the one … [Read more...]

Time To Install Our GFY Express Car Wash Building!

Thirteen semi trucks began heading our way to Spring Texas last week and we couldn't wait!  March 19 the crane was set and the semi trucks started the unloading process for our GFY Car Wash building.  We had been waiting for this day for a long time and couldn't wait to see our GFY Good For You Car Wash building put together. Here comes part of the downstairs GFY Car Wash building that was being installed in Spring Texas.  The manager's … [Read more...]

Give Moms & Others The Best Customer Service Possible

  What makes your customer service stand out from all the other businesses in your respective industry? In many cases, the answer to that question is the customer service. Yes, while your products and/or services you provide may be second to none, customers (at least the majority of them) appreciate the fact that companies go out of the way for them. Whether it is the added touch or just letting them know you truly appreciate their … [Read more...]

Do You Use Outdoor Vending Machines?

Carwash Supply Vending Options Our GFY Express Carwash is being built and plans are being made for this summer's opening.  Everyone is excited and working on different aspects of the business preparation.  I am working on promotions and am currently looking into stocking the perfect outdoor vending machines.  It is VERY hot in Texas, so drink machines are a MUST and of course, I need good snack options for both employees and customers.  I am … [Read more...]

She Found Someone To Clean Her Apartment

Picture originally from livingwithinourmeans.blogspot.com A friend of mine is having trouble breathing and the doctors are trying to find something that will alleviate this. But meanwhile--she can't clean her apartment. The dust and the cat fur are accumulating along with lots of other stuff which is making matters much worse. She manages to do a little bit then has to sit----this obviously isn't getting much done. She told me she called one of … [Read more...]

SCWA at Car Wash Convention: Dallas, TX

This year was our second time attending the SCWA Car Wash Convention in Dallas, Texas.  Last year we were still in the very beginning process of our car wash planning and attended this convention in Dallas and met many people.  This year we were geared up for this convention.  We were headed there to meet new contacts, check out new products available for vending, watch mat cleaner demonstrations and choose pay station options. This convention … [Read more...]

What To Wear When Your Workplace Suggests “Casual Wear”

If you were just hired on at a business that encourages casual wear daily, please keep in mind that it is just an option.  You can still wear professional clothing!  It actually looks better if you do. Say you were hired at a liquidation outlet where jeans, shorts, workout clothes, etc., are allowed as “work uniforms.”  The only thing they ask is that you wear their store t-shirt, but even that is not a requirement.  At first, you may think, … [Read more...]