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Human Resources

A woman whose a leader in facility management
July 30, 2018 Jenean Merkel Perelstein

How Women Leaders in Facility Management Can Break Down Barriers

Facility Management

Female facility director Stephanie Poskin answers tough questions on perseverance and professional growth for women in the industry.

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Women in the workplace
July 27, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

On Behalf of Women in the Workplace

Business and Management

Managing Editor for CMM shares her inside opinion on being a woman in the workplace.

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Female super hero with red cape
July 17, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

5 Fantastic Female Leaders in the Cleaning Industry

Facility Management

Female facility management professionals are breaking down barriers and creating their own paths; here's a snapshot of their secrets to success.

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employee reading handbook
May 29, 2018 Erin Brereton

Employee Handbook 101

Business and Management

An employee handbook can be a valuable asset, providing protection for both employees and their organizations. Here are basic principles and policies you will want to make sure to include.

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Tattoo of I love my company
April 11, 2018 Ron Segura

Triumph With a Solid Company Culture

Business and Management

A solid company culture enables people inside and out of the company to know the company’s philosophy and values, even if business strategies change.

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Two cleaning workers cleaning
March 8, 2018 Isaac Johnson

Selling the Industry

Business and Management

By 2020 millennials are positioned to dominate the U.S. workforce. What is your organization doing to recruit millennial employees to the cleaning industry?

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March 1, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Certification: What’s the Payoff?

Training

Training and certification is leading one BSC to reduce his insurance premiums by almost 15 percent this year. Can it do the same for you?

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Worker cleaning graffiti off a blue wall
February 21, 2018 Bryan Christiansen

Do You Need to Outsource Maintenance Operations?

Facility Management

Outsourcing is popular in the maintenance industry, especially in facilities that need specialized expertise or short-term or part-time services, and that are concerned about liability.

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Photo of a female veteran in camouflage in front of an American flag
February 14, 2018 Julie McAdoo

Staffing Up With Service Members

Business and Management

If you can help make a veteran’s transition to civilian life easier by offering meaningful employment, you’ve earned a loyal and hardworking employee. Veterans have outstanding leadership abilities that are helpful as they move up the ladder and into different roles within the organization.

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Gloved hands bandaging a wound
December 11, 2017 Duane Carey

Prevent a First Aid Failure

Health and Safety

Cleaning can be a dangerous occupation. However, minor work-related injuries can be treated quickly if a properly-stocked first aid kit is readily available.

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December 1, 2017 Mike Campion

Protect Your Company From Bad Employees

Business and Management

How much negative impact can bad apples in your organization have? And do you even want to find out?

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Establishing a Foundation for Training
October 12, 2017 Richard Bodo

Establishing a Foundation for Training

Training

Businesses seeking to address a performance or knowledge gap in their staff often turn to training programs.

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