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Last year, I realized that a few of our employees did not have the best intentions when they came to work. It seemed like their goal was to slack off and avoid work, and it was really frustrating. I realized that I had to do something in order to make things right, so I started working with them to train them. I also installed a camera system and explained the consequences of their actions. Within about six months, we were able to completely overhaul things, and it made a huge difference. This blog is all about keeping employees productive and on track, so that you can keep your company viable.


Keeping Employees Productive

Making Sure You're Prepared Before Your Emergency Locksmith Arrives

Grace Hanson

Contacting a locksmith for emergency lockout services in the event of a lockout is without a doubt the smartest thing you can do. This is because not only can a locksmith help you to gain access to your home or vehicle quickly, but they can also help you to complete this task without causing any property damage in the process. The only problem is, if you are not prepared with a few key pieces of information when the locksmith arrives, they may be unable to provide you with the services you require. That is why you should always take the time to go through the following checklist before you place a call to an emergency locksmith.

Do You Have A Way To Make Immediate Payment?

Most locksmiths will require payment at the time services are rendered.  However, not all locksmiths will accept the same methods of payment. For instance, while some locksmiths will accept payment via credit card or personal check, others will require cash payment.

In order to avoid any possible delay once the locksmith arrives, be sure to verify what payment methods they accept and ensure that you are prepared to make immediate payment via an approved method once the locksmith arrives.

Can You Prove Who You Are?

There are many potential liability issues involved with helping an individual to access a locked door. In order to avoid any civil or criminal liability, a locksmith must be able to verify the identity of the person hiring them. This is typically done through the use of a photo ID. However, if you are unable to access your photo ID due to the fact that it is locked inside, you will need to find an alternative way to prove your identity. This can be done by presenting the locksmith with your vehicle registration, a piece of official mail, or a sworn statement by a relative or neighbor.

Can You Provide Proof Of Ownership Or Residence?

In addition to verifying your identity, the locksmith will also need to verify that you have the legal right to access the property you are asking them to unlock. For instance, if you are trying to gain access to your home, you will need to prove that you either own this home or that you are the legal resident of the home. This can be done by presenting a photo ID with the current address listed or an official copy of your deed or lease. If you are unable to obtain these documents before gaining entry to the home, a sworn statement by a neighbor, the property owner (if renting), or a family member may be enough to allow you to gain entry. However, you should be prepared to show more concrete evidence once the locksmith has successfully opened the door.