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March 2014 A Clean Sweep

A Look Back With Bill Griffin

Very little is the same today as it was 50 years ago.
Amanda Martini-Hughes
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As Cleaning & Maintenance Management celebrates its 50th anniversary, we thought we would take a look back at the influential people who have helped shape our magazine and industry.


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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.
William R. Griffin
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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.
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September 2013 Cleanthoughts

Crafting Our Coverage

Phillip Lawless
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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.
Amanda Martini-Hughes
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July 2013 Cleanthoughts

A Brave New World

Phillip Lawless
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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.
Phillip Lawless
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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.
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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

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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.
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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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