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Articles Tagged with ''industry''

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.

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

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.

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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CM e-News Daily

Play the IICRC's name game

To accommodate the launch of its newly redesigned and updated e-Newsletter, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced its e-Newsletter title naming contest.


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CMM Online Exclusive

A Manifesto For Cleaning Industry Wisdom

It is time to stop putting the proverbial cart before the horse if we are to consistently achieve healthy cleaning outcomes.

Why is it that we focus on cleaning for appearance — how things look and smell — and then complain that our industry and profession gets no respect?


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