On the subject of picky - frankly, I want my Auditor to be picky, the more the better in fact - because to me, if he/she finds stuff, it is something that should have been taken care of already by my myself and staff.
I really don't want for the Auditor to pick things apart, but if they do it means I need to do a much better job.
Years ago I worked for a hotel franchise company as a QA Inspector, there was a team of 20 people that criss-crossed the earth (mostly US and Canada though) and we carried sets of mirrors, micro cassette recorders, hidden cameras, paint brushes -- all to inspect the facility and rooms, we were frontline for the guest so they could have a wonderful stay and we were a picky bunch indeed - using brushes to brush dust from the pleated lamp shades, dental mirrors to check the inside rims of toilets, black lights to ensure glassware was not being cleaned with the same towel that cleaned the toilet, long stick pinchers to check ice machines, pop lock devices to check door lock security and mouth debris detectors to check inside the mouthpieces on phones.
Yup, picky - do you really want anything less than a picky Auditor inspecting the food facility that your own food comes out of?
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