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

March 5, 2013

Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight and, every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job.

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I would like to know about training and bidding classes for my line of work, and how to train employees properly.

Tuesday’s Answer:

There are many good sources available today for the training of cleaning industry professionals.
Your options include on line programs, CDs, one, two, or three day seminars, videos, intensive week long courses, college courses, conventions and trade shows, as well as books, correspondence courses, and magazines.

Many of the courses and materials are specialized as to a subject matter, process, piece of equipment or chemical, and may be offered by manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, private or public schools, associations, or consultants.

As a starting place, I suggest getting a copy of the buyers guide issue for several of the different cleaning industry magazines or visit their websites to see what they have listed in their calendar and training sections. Here are a few places  … Bill Griffin, president of Cleaning Consultants Services Inc.

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