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August 2013 A Clean Sweep

Get Swept Away

The cleaning industry, a recession proof job market, will allow one soon-to-be graduate a way to make a living immediately.
August 14, 2013

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.


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August 2013 Raising Standards

Choose The Right Time For Cleaning

How qualified operations can tailor their offerings to better meet customer needs.
August 14, 2013

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.


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August 2013 Feature 2

Tips To Create Holistic Sustainability

A successful program is not just about obtaining green certificates; instead it should be a part of every effort.
August 9, 2013

“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.


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July 2013 Clean Sweep

It's Not Rocket Science

Ken Speece shows how his unconventional background was the perfect fit for the cleaning industry.
July 9, 2013
July 2013 Cover Story

Training Advances And Evolves

Today’s most effective training techniques often work best outside of the typical classroom environment.
July 1, 2013

Figuring out the proper response to employee training needs has been a challenge for facility managers and business service contractors (BSCs) for many decades.


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July 2013 Feature 6

Surviving A Reduction Environment

Sound management strategies that managers can use to accomplish more with fewer resources.
July 1, 2013

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.


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June 2013 Lets Talk Shop

Give The New Person And Yourself A Chance To Succeed

In the changing world of cleaning, collaboration between veterans and newcomers is the key to success.
June 17, 2013

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.


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June 2013 A Clean Sweep

24 Hours A Day, 365 Days A Year

The CMM staff visits Environmental Services at Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY.
June 13, 2013
June 2013 Contractor Success

The Affordable Care Act and Cleaning Businesses

ObamaCare is a reality; knowing how it will affect your business is imperative.
June 13, 2013

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.


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Owen J. Roberts School District honors 2013 CMI grads

May 24, 2013

On May 21, 23 of the school districts' custodial staff completed aCleaning Management Institute (CMI) training program initiated four years ago.


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