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January 2014 Contractor Success

There Is No Good Way To Manage People

But we have to try anyway.

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


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January 2014 Contractor Success

Background Screening For Quality Hires

Employers must make an informed decision to avoid hiring a 'walking lawsuit.'

Every day people with criminal records, falsified educational credentials and other serious liabilities are hired by companies who fail to thoroughly check their backgrounds.


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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.

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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Employee Fraud: What To Look For

Managers and owners should be alert for unsettling warning signs and the basic components of unethical behavior.


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Cleaning With Colors

Nearly all industries benefit from using colors to clean, including medical centers, hotels, restaurants, schools, daycares and nursing homes.


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December 2013 Bidding & Estimating

Where Is The Next Generation?

The cleaning industry may experience drastic changes.

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.


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Software Systems And Cleaning Operations

Expanding offerings and organizing scheduling using technological tools.
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The Business Owner's Dirty Dozen, Part 2

Even more not-so-obvious tips to help operations put clients first.

Anything that takes the focus off the customer can put fledgling businesses in harm’s way.


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October 2013 Let's Talk Shop

Proper Staffing Includes More Than Just Cleaning

In calculating or justifying staffing needs, you must account for both cleaning and non-cleaning time.

As cleaning professionals, one of the most difficult tasks we face is staffing our facilities, especially in a tough economy where every dollar counts.


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Customized GHS compliance website and marketing available

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.


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