As the weather improves it’s that time of year when we start to get calls about how to deal with smelly employees. Statistically, 1 in every 200 employees are likely to smell. There are some obvious causes Not washing/showering often enough. Shockingly 20% of Britons wash just four times a week or less. Not changing clothes often enough. Going for a lunch time run and not showering afterwards. Eating too much spicy food Some of the less obvious causes of smelly employees Stress Gender (men sweat more than women) Hormonal changes Certain health conditions How to tell someone they smell Telling someone they smell is challenging for most people. We’ve put together an 11 step process to help you deal with smelly employees . What do you do if smelly employees don’t improve their hygiene? We would hope that talking to smelly employees to make them aware of the problem and what you expect them to do would sort the issue out. If it doesn’t, the last case scenario is potentially one of dismissing the employee. If you get to this point get in touch with us. It’s not what you do but how you do it that will be […]
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