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.
Scheduling cleaning tasks and labor load at the right time for the building and its occupants results in cleaner buildings, optimized cleaning performance and healthier building occupants.
“Being green” can be achieved through a holistic approach towards sustainability. Such an approach requires looking at all aspects of your business in terms of sustainability, including cleaning, and incorporating it into your company culture so it defines your organization and is communicated to your customers.
Figuring out the proper response to employee training needs has been a challenge for facility managers and business service contractors (BSCs) for many decades.
In today’s cleaning environment, K-12s are making some drastic changes to their cleaning programs. Many of these changes, aimed at reducing the bottom line, simply lower the level of cleaning.
The new professionalism that has come to define the industry over the last few years requires different skill sets and has attracted new faces. More opportunities mean more executives crossing over from other industries, an increase in women at senior levels and a more diversified workforce in general.
Cleaning industries are particularly affected by the Affordable Heathcare Act because there must be enough employees to service and clean accounts — this makes many businesses responsible for providing their employees with full healthcare.
On May 21, 23 of the school districts' custodial staff completed aCleaning Management Institute (CMI) training program initiated four years ago.