Improperly conducted custodial training can be stagnant, resulting in a lack of focus and understanding, and workers may not learn the proper techniques.
Many managers, supervisors and owners are unsure how to determine if their cleaners are meeting expectations and whether or not their customers’ demands are being fulfilled.
The outsourcing question has grown from a discussion solely about cost savings to the idea of how outsourcing can support my performance goals and the strategic vision of a company for growth.
This changing of the cleanliness and hygiene guard occurs almost seasonally, and one has to wonder if our hiring practices are contributing to the turnover phenomenon.
Whatever strategy an entity decides to take will have a long-term impact on the business, either greatly affecting costs, productivity or both.
As I travel the country performing third-party certification audits, I see the best of the best operations and organizations.
Things are changing when it comes to chemicals, equipment and procedures and the facilitation of education surrounding these changes has become a mission of Staples Advantage, part of the business to business arm of Staples Inc.
Not only is cleaning the largest component of the facilities budget, but it is also the most visible piece of the management function — and, it has an impact on occupant health and hygiene.
CMMS applications for netbooks, tablets and smartphones are increasingly essential for maintenance management professionals, allowing users to monitor equipment status, as well as file and update work orders, wherever and whenever.