Survey Finds Most Cleaning Professionals Would Recommend Getting Into Cleaning Industry
HAMILTON, OH — A survey conducted by AlturaSolutions Communications, a jansan industry communications firm, for Kaivac, developer of the No-Touch Cleaning® and the OmniFlex™ Crossover Cleaning system, finds that 63 percent of those surveyed would recommend getting involved with the professional cleaning industry.
While less enthusiastic, about a third responded that the industry was "worth investigating" for those looking for a new profession.
The online survey was conducted in July 2013. Nearly 1,000 cleaning contractors, distributors, distributor reps, and others in the industry were invited to take the survey. Seventy-four people completed all or most of the questions.*
Nearly all of the respondents had been involved with the jansan industry for five years or more and nearly 75 percent indicated they plan to stay in the industry.
Other interesting observations were revealed in the survey.
When asked how they got into the jansan industry: 17 percent first started by working for a distributor or BSC; approximately 15 percent bought into the industry, such as purchasing a franchise; about another 17 percent "just happened into it;" and nearly half noted their family was already in the industry.
When asked if they stopped working in the cleaning industry would they get back involved at a later date, about 50 percent answered yes; however, the others were equally divided with about a fourth responding "no" and the rest indicating "not sure."
"The family connection is what caught my attention," says Tom Morrison, marketing director for Kaivac. "My son works for us and our CEO's son also works for the company. Apparently, the cleaning industry just gets in your blood."
*Cutoff date for the survey was July 22; this is not a scientific survey, use for informational purposes only; all percentages are rounded up and may not equal 100 percent
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About Kaivac, Inc.
Headquartered in Hamilton, Ohio, Kaivac, Inc. delivers complete science-based cleaning systems designed to produce healthy results and outcomes while raising the value of cleaning operations and the professionalism of the worker. The originator of No-Touch Cleaning®, and the OmniFlex™ Crossover Cleaning System, Kaivac offers an integrated portfolio of environmentally friendly cleaning products designed to remove the maximum amount of soil and potentially harmful biopollutants in the most cost-effective manner possible. For more information, visit www.kaivac.com.