I was at the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) instructor’s symposium last month and a speaker asked the crowd of approximately 140 cleaning industry trainers to raise a hand if they were under 40 years old.
Beginning in January, the environmental services department at Saint Francis Medical Center will be outsourced.
Anything that takes the focus off the customer can put fledgling businesses in harm’s way.
As cleaning professionals, one of the most difficult tasks we face is staffing our facilities, especially in a tough economy where every dollar counts.
As the December 1, 2013, GHS training deadline draws near, the OSHA GHS Package from JanSanOptimize.com answers the need for distributors to provide customers with the tools they need to comply with government mandated GHS training and avoid hefty penalties.
A comprehensive custodial training program brings measurable benefits to both your organization and its cleaning staff.
When it comes to smaller commercial facilities such as offices, building service contractors (BSCs) and facility managers (FMs) typically can estimate their cleaning needs, the amount of time it should take, how many workers will be needed, and with this information, an idea of how much the work will cost.
The task of searching for a job, especially one in the field the student has been studying for throughout the past two to four years, can seem like a job in and of itself. But one soon-to-be graduate is bypassing the arduous process of job searching and creating one of his very own.
While training students with special needs for jobs in the cleaning industry took a little longer and required more effort, what they brought to the workplace made that time both productive and worthwhile.