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Kelly Zimmerman

Kelly Zimmerman

Managing Editor, CMM

Kelly Zimmerman is the managing editor of Cleaning & Maintenance Management. She has experience managing industry-specific content for print and digital formats. She holds a master of science in journalism from Northwestern University. Kelly can be reached at kelly@issa.com.


Articles by Kelly Zimmerman

A clean men's restroom
February 13, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

Corners and Crevices: The Nastiest Restroom Areas

Restrooms

Contrary to popular belief, the toilet seat is not the grossest spot in a restroom. Learn tips to clean dirty grout, overfilled feminine hygiene receptacles, and other nasty restroom surfaces.

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Yotel New York entrace with digital room check-in
February 6, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

How High-Tech Solutions are Shaping Hospitality

Technology and Trends

Robots may be the solution for increasing housekeeping efficiencies, while creating better experiences for hotel patrons

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photo of two people parachuting out of a plane
December 18, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Are You a Mindful Risk-Taker?

With every business opportunity, there is always a risk. Learn how companies use training and planning to balance opportunities with risks.

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top BSC challenges
December 18, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Wage Increases Won’t Stop BSC Expansions

Business and Management

CMM survey shows staffing is a top issue, but the market looks bright for contract cleaning companies

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Graphic showing that magic occurs outside the comfort zone
October 25, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Conquer the Comfort Zone

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A photo of a finished roll of toilet paper
October 25, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Find Solutions to Your Restroom Challenges

Restrooms

Don't risk the reputation of your facility. Learn how to effectively workload the restroom so it is always clean and well-stocked.

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ISSA Show North America attendees watching a Connection Corner session
October 22, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

The 4-1-1 on ISSA Online Training

Training

Online training provides a convenient method for employees on different shifts and with different learning needs to receive standardized information.

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A long-term care worker greeting a resident
October 22, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Q&A: Workloading a Long-Term Care Facility

Facility Management

Flexiibility to scheduling changes is a basic tenet of workloading for housekeepers at nursing homes and rehabilitation centers.

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CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered
September 27, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered

Restrooms

This webinar took questions submitted by listeners and addressed them headfirst during this one-hour webinar. Download now to have your most pressing restroom questions answered.

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A small chalk board with Plan A and Plan B written on it, and Plan B checked
September 21, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Getting Ahead of Our Setbacks

Facility service providers must plan for the unpredictable. You don’t want to be in a situation where you can’t pay your staff, contractors, or utilities because an emergency totally wiped out your cash flow. A back-up plan is key.

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Coins inside an image of a battery
September 18, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Battery Tech and Your Bottom Line

Products

Batteries work hard behind the scenes to keep your cleaning equipment going strong. Keep these points in mind the next time you’re working with cleaning equipment that requires battery operation.

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Jeff Gardner, President of Maximum Performance Group, LLC
August 30, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

How to Target Your Most Likely Contracts (and Close the Deal)

Business and Management

How much better would your bottom line look if you knew how to put all your eggs in the right baskets? Learn more on how to build your revenue quickly.

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