Anyone who has worked in child care of any kind knows that there will be a turnover on the children that are enrolled. Even if you haven’t worked in child care, your child’s class ever seems to stay the same does it?
One would be surprised about the turnover of staff in child care centers as well. Those of us who have managed centers know what it’s like to have to interview, hire, run background checks and train a new employee. Anyone who runs a small business knows this too and has to deal with employee turnover.
This not only takes up a large amount of time and effort, but it is also very costly. According to the University of California Berkeley, over half of the teaching staff and over half of the directors they interviewed in 1996 had left their centers in the year 2000. Only half of those who left remained working in the child care industry.
Imagine for a second that you are in charge of a small business. You have been in business for two years and are well insured (thanks to your partnership with Southern Colorado Insurance Center!) and you have 10 full-time employees which includes two assistant managers. According to the time frame, you will have to hire and train replacements for 4-5 employees and 1 assistant manager in the next year and a half, if not sooner!
The problem of staff turnover falls into the category of Risk Management. We at Southern Colorado Insurance Center work with you and your small business to make sure that you are covered and prepared for many issues like this. We have Risk Management specialists in the office able to offer suggestions and find you the best policies to insure not just your business but your home and family life as well.
If you find yourself questioning whether you are fully covered, well-prepared for risks like these, or want to get a quote to see if there is a better policy out there for your individual situation, feel free to call Debbie Klisch at (719) 329-4441 or email her at youarefirst [at] scicteam [dot] com. You won’t regret talking with a professional with over 20 years experience in providing the protection YOUR CENTER deserves!
For more information on our company and our mission, visit http://www.scicteam.com/.
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