How to Hire a Professional Organizer

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Need organizing help? You may not know how to find a professional organizer who is right for the job. This list of questions, suggested by the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), will help you interview a professional organizer.

  • What kinds of organizing projects do you do?
  • Who is your typical/usual client?
  • What services do you specialize in?
  • Do you have any training in organizing or related areas
  • (chronic disorganization, coaching, interior design, etc.)?
  • Can you describe your organizing process/approach (consulting, coaching, hands - on, team organizing, seminars/workshops, etc.) and describe a typical working session?
  • How long have you been in the organizing business?
  • Will I work directly with you, or will you assign an employee and/or subcontractor?
  • What is your fee structure?
  • Do you work with a written contract?
  • What is your cancellation policy?
  • Can you provide references?
  • I have tried to get organized before. How will this be different?

Learn about Donna Declutter's professional organizer Santa Rosa area services.