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.
Thinking back on my solid decade of cleaning duties, I am especially proud to join Cleaning & Maintenance Management as its new Editor and happy to be a part of this evolving industry.
Many years ago when I was in the contract cleaning business, I mentioned to a customer that it was time for the facility’s carpets to be “steam cleaned,” as hot water extraction was referred to at that time.
A Congressional hearing on the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) will not include JanSan and MRO industry testimony.
In August, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will implement the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) for JanSan and maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) industries.
To accommodate the launch of its newly redesigned and updated e-Newsletter, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced its e-Newsletter title naming contest.
Why is it that we focus on cleaning for appearance — how things look and smell — and then complain that our industry and profession gets no respect?