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Articles Tagged with ''industry''

March 2014 Bidding & Estimating

Emerging Trends That Will Impact Bidding

Adapt to the challenges of tomorrow or risk being marginalized to the point that you can no longer compete.
March 6, 2014

I’ve been soaking up a lot of information recently. I’ll summarize what I’ve learned and how I believe the following emerging trends will impact you and the cleaning industry.


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2014 In-house/Facility Manager Survey Offers Insight Into Overall Market

Our goal when developing this new survey was to understand the entire JanSan market better.
February 6, 2014

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September 2013 Cleanthoughts

Crafting Our Coverage

September 9, 2013

During my admittedly short tenure with Cleaning & Maintenance Management, one thing I’ve learned is that there are many issues and topics that must be taken into account in the JanSan market.


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July 2013 Clean Sweep

It's Not Rocket Science

Ken Speece shows how his unconventional background was the perfect fit for the cleaning industry.
July 9, 2013
July 2013 Cleanthoughts

A Brave New World

July 5, 2013

New ideas, reality-based predictions and futuristic technology — this list is not the plot outline of a science-fiction movie. Instead, it is a daily checklist for forward-thinking facility managers and business service contractors (BSCs) who are actively pursuing JanSan success.


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July 2013 Cover Story

Training Advances And Evolves

Today’s most effective training techniques often work best outside of the typical classroom environment.
July 1, 2013

Figuring out the proper response to employee training needs has been a challenge for facility managers and business service contractors (BSCs) for many decades.


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June 2013 Lets Talk Shop

Give The New Person And Yourself A Chance To Succeed

In the changing world of cleaning, collaboration between veterans and newcomers is the key to success.
June 17, 2013

The new professionalism that has come to define the industry over the last few years requires different skill sets and has attracted new faces. More opportunities mean more executives crossing over from other industries, an increase in women at senior levels and a more diversified workforce in general.


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June 2013 Cleanthoughts

A Different Perspective

June 13, 2013

Thinking back on my solid decade of cleaning duties, I am especially proud to join Cleaning & Maintenance Management as its new Editor and happy to be a part of this evolving industry.


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June 2013 Cover Feature

Busting Carpet Care Myths

Many myths regarding the proper care of carpet still persist; it is time to clear up the confusion.
June 12, 2013

Many years ago when I was in the contract cleaning business, I mentioned to a customer that it was time for the facility’s carpets to be “steam cleaned,” as hot water extraction was referred to at that time.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How can I best train my employees?

April 17, 2013