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November 2013 Contractor Success

A System To Become Self-employed

How franchising can help entrepreneurs tap into the cleaning industry.

Starting your own business can certainly be a daunting task. In fact, many people never take that leap because the idea of leaving their full-time job to join the ranks of the self-employed can be overwhelming.

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October 2013 A Clean Sweep

Putting It In Writing

Boston Logan International Airport is making the commitment to the health and safety of its occupants contractual.

It is no longer acceptable to consider making a change to products that have less of an impact on the environment — it is practically a requirement.

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September 2013 Contractor Success

Healthcare Reform Adds Up

The new legislation will not only increase costs; it will create administrative burdens as well.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also known as Healthcare Reform, was created to ensure that healthcare is available to all Americans, but the execution of the Act is creating challenges for businesses in many industries — and the cleaning and maintenance industry is no exception.

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September 2013 Feature 3

Workloading Creates Accountable Cleaning

Accurate and scientific calculations prove imperative when dealing with larger locations.

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.

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September 2013 Feature 2

One Foul Odor Can Impact The Bottom Line

Losing any part of the cleaning battle can have major financial consequences.

From hotels to restaurants to fitness centers, most successful businesses employ aggressive cleaning strategies. Despite this, it’s all too common these plans don’t always include preparations for dealing with unpleasant odors — proactively and reactively.

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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.

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.

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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