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Quality Assurance

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December 11, 2018 Natalia Gove

Best Practice Tips for I-9 Compliance

Business and Management

To avoid violations in the case of an I-9 audit, establish a proper corporate compliance policy by following these tips.

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November 29, 2018 Jean-François Leblanc

Color Coding Industrial Work Spaces for Safety

Health and Safety

How green, yellow, and red safety zones can protect your workers from on-site accidents

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November 27, 2018 Torben Lund Andersen

Autonomous Floor Care Solutions Raise the Stakes on Equipment Safety

Technology and Trends

Technological improvements in equipment are not enough to ensure safety as self-operating cleaning machines become more commonplace. New industry standards are key.

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November 27, 2018 Jean-François Leblanc

Keep it Clean, Keep it Safe in Industrial Facilities

Health and Safety

Training is critical to keeping cleaning staff safe on a plant or warehouse floor. Review these safety tips before training staff to clean these risky environments.

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October 16, 2018 Tim Poskin

​Making Tough Leadership Decisions for Your Cleaning Operation

Business and Management

Let’s face it, making tough decisions is what leadership is all about. Here are five ways to help ease the process.

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Gene Woodard, building service director for University of Washington
September 24, 2018 Jack Brosnan

Participatory Ergonomics: A Leadership Style for Improving Employee Performance

Training

Participatory economics is a leadership model that will help your entire organization work smarter, not harder. Gene Woodard addresses this approach to leadership and training.

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Lucy Kalkman
August 2, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Facilities VP Customizes Approach to Each Client

Facility Management

Sodexo's Lucy Kalkman discusses how a one-size-fits-all approach is not the way to go for optimum client satisfaction.

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Margaret Walker-Shaw
July 31, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Hotel Operations Leader Spreads Housekeeping Knowledge Around the World

Training

A certified executive housekeeper with IEHA, Margaret Walker-Shaw shares the importance of leveraging standards to get ahead in the industry.

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​Nadine Palombo
July 31, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Mentoring Is a Job Perk for PepsiCo Senior Manager

Facility Management

Nadine Palombo talks about how facility management is much more than cleaning. From fire codes to food service, she is leading in all areas of facility operations.

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July 31, 2018 Brant Insero

Public School Cleaning: 5-Step Change Management Plan

Health and Safety

Among all the chaos and tragedy we’ve seen our children face this past year, it’s hard to draw focus to the more simple and easily preventable problems that also have an impact on our children’s health and safety.

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Christine from Foxdale Village
May 29, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

CMM Interviews Housekeeper From Retirement Community

Facility Management

CMM's first podcast interview explores the challenges of working in a facility that is full of occupants 24/7.

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May 29, 2018 Tim Poskin

Adjusting for Seasonal Schedules

Facility Management

Times have changed. Campus operations have innovated to make room for a growing number of summertime activities to fill otherwise empty buildings. How do you staff accordingly?

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