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Articles Tagged with ''managers''

June 2014 Raising Standards

Three Requirements For A Safe Workplace

Management commitment, employee involvement and planning.
June 6, 2014

If you are an employer or a manager, it is your responsibility to provide a safe work environment not only for your cleaning staff, but for all your employees.


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Press Release

Elevate Your Effectiveness: Winning from losing

March 26, 2014

According to David Frank, president of the American Institute for Cleaning Sciences, everyone fears failure but just about everyone can learn from their failures.


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March 2014 Cover Story

Rethink, Recreate, Recycle

Today’s responsible, sustainable equipment solutions offer an answer for producing more with less.
March 8, 2014

Professional cleaning operations call upon a wide array of sustainable techniques and technologies to generate higher profits, improve worker productivity and lessen their environmental impact.


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March 2014 Maintenance Matters

Outsourcing Specific Facility Services

Subcontracting can offer advantages when it comes to cost and results.
March 8, 2014

One of the greatest responsibilities a facility or property manager has is to ensure that the premises are properly maintained. From restrooms and floors, to exteriors and sidewalks, making the right first impression on clients and visitors is crucial to the success of the businesses that use the facilities.


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February 2014 Raising Standards

Don’t Let Finances Impact Cleaning Quality

While many organizations are feeling the squeeze, there are management strategies that can help.
February 3, 2014

Regardless of the strategy, cleaning managers must have the right data and expertise to manage their changing workload with the best results — a clean, healthy indoor environment.


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January 2014 Contractor Success

There Is No Good Way To Manage People

But we have to try anyway.
January 7, 2014

“People are people,” the old saying goes, and everyone brings their own personal baggage with them to work.


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January 2014 A Clean Sweep

Honoring High-rise Cleaning Efforts

The effort that staffs put forward to keep large properties up and running is often overlooked.
January 6, 2014

They’re one of the awe-inspiring parts of any major city: Skyscrapers and other large buildings that see people going in and out at all hours of the day.


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December 2013 Raising Standards

Supply Chain Management

Following standardized steps can help cleaning organizations create efficiencies.
December 10, 2013

It’s not uncommon to see building service contractors and in-house cleaning managers juggling the procurement of products, tools and equipment from multiple suppliers and multiple locations.


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September 2013 Feature 4

Managing A Mobile Workforce

Management concepts that can increase the productivity and efficiency of mobile workers.
September 10, 2013

Mobile workers in a broad array of industries, including building and property maintenance, are increasingly relying on smartphones and tablets with mobile apps to help them work smarter and faster in the field.


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Cleanthoughts August 2013

Changing For The Better

August 14, 2013

Change can be one of the most dreaded words in the English language. In fact, just the thought of trying something new will send certain people into fits of panic and despair.


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