Frequently Asked Questions
About Working With Us
What is a Workplace Productivity Consultant?
A Workplace Productivity Consultant works with you and your team to identify inefficiencies in your business, systems and priorities. By creating a customized plan for each team and team member, you will be able to obtain an increase in your productivity, communication and accountability.
What is a Certified Professional Organizer (CPO )?
Certified Professional Organizers are trained, skilled specialists who use their organizing expertise to enhance the lives of their clients. By creating customized organizing systems and teaching organizing skills, they help individuals and businesses take control of their homes and offices and manage their time and lives more efficiently.
Do you have any specialized training?
Yes, Jennifer is a trained Certified Professional Organizer and Workplace Productivity Consultant, and has over a decade of hands-on experience in organizing and productivity consulting. She has completed rigorous educational and experience requirements for certifications by the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO).
What are the benefits to my business of using a Productivity Consultant?
We are able to assess your challenges objectively. We can evaluate your systems and make needed changes to create better efficiencies to save time and money. Inefficient systems have a huge impact on the success of the business, employee morale, working environment and productivity.
What are the benefits of using an Professional Organizer instead of trying to do it myself?
An organizer can save you time, energy, money and stress. Being disorganized increases stress and reduces efficiency. Time and energy get wasted searching for car keys, a client’s file, or that bill you should have paid yesterday. Professional organizers have the expertise, experience, and a large network of trusted resources to help you get organized and stay organized!
Where do we start?
We start with a free phone consultation to discuss your specific challenges and goals. Then, Efficiency Matters will come to your location, assess your needs, and put a game plan together along with a timeline for your project.
How long will this take?
Each person's or business' needs are different. Together, the we’ll discuss timing and determine a schedule.
What are some of the most common reasons that client’s call us?
They are frustrated by the lack of productivity in their workplace.
Their systems aren’t working, their team is not communicating and they are losing business. They call us because they don’t know why it’s not working and require an efficiency expert to help solve the issues and challenges.
They are overwhelmed and do not know where to start.
Just looking at the disarray often makes people feel anxious. We know the steps to take to help you prioritize, and keep you focused and working towards your goals
They don’t have the time.
We have been trained in identifying the issues and creating solutions and systems that can simplify the process and help you get the job done in a fraction of the time.
They are embarrassed about their perceived disorganization.
Efficiency Matters is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). We adhere to a very strict code of ethics and confidential treatment of client information. We are excited to help you. We love what we do!
Do you work with a written contract?
Yes, we pride ourselves on our professionalism and on being flexible, but it’s a good idea for all of us to have an agreement on paper, so we can both know what to expect.
Are you insured?
Yes, we have insurance coverage. Insurance coverage provides peace of mind for us and our clients, so we can focus our attention on what we do best – help our clients get organized and stay organized.
How much will my project cost?
We offer a broad choice of options to fit your needs and budget. Our options range from productivity assessments and solution plans to hands-on in-office or home sessions.