Decisions are best when informed by trusted advisers and implemented by capable people.
“People are people,” the old saying goes, and everyone brings their own personal baggage with them to work.
Every day people with criminal records, falsified educational credentials and other serious liabilities are hired by companies who fail to thoroughly check their backgrounds.
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.
Managers and owners should be alert for unsettling warning signs and the basic components of unethical behavior.
Nearly all industries benefit from using colors to clean, including medical centers, hotels, restaurants, schools, daycares and nursing homes.
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.
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.
Less than 2013.
More than 2013.