Articles by Kevin Keeler
Overwork doesn’t just make Jack — and Jill — dull; it affects our health, our relationships and even our overall happiness. But there is a fine line between efficient effort and having your work life dominate everything else.
As a manager of cleaning operations, working for the same organization and seeing the same people every day, it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture.
How could they invest so much in the medical center without recognizing the need for the highly qualified and well-trained environmental services workers required to clean it?
As cleaning professionals, one of the most difficult tasks we face is staffing our facilities, especially in a tough economy where every dollar counts.
While training students with special needs for jobs in the cleaning industry took a little longer and required more effort, what they brought to the workplace made that time both productive and worthwhile.
There is a shift taking place in the industry; increasingly, building operators see clean facilities as an investment that both attracts and protects occupants and customers.