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proposal
December 5, 2019 Ricardo Regalado

Elements of a Winning Proposal

Tips on how to spice up your proposals with stylish and impactful elements to win more business and make it easier for clients to choose you.

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leadership skills
December 2, 2019 Dan Ringo

The 5 Cs of a Great Facilities Manager

Five traits to look for when selecting a service provider for facilities management

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Staffing challenges
November 25, 2019 Amy W. Richardson

Staffing Challenges Continue for BSCs

Recruiting and retaining staff continues to be a challenge for building service contractors.

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Government Incentives for Hiring Ex-Offenders, Veterans, and People with Disabilities
November 11, 2019 Nan Hallock

Government Incentives for Hiring Ex-Offenders, Veterans, and People with Disabilities

​An all-new ISSA state-by-state summary of economic incentives for hiring nonviolent ex-offenders, people with disabilities, and armed forces veterans is now available at ISSA.com.

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Be Careful When Offering Add-On Services
July 28, 2017 Ron Segura

Be Careful When Offering Add-On Services

The benefit of offering add-on services comes down to one thing: creating additional revenue streams for the company.

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Think Snow While the Summer Sun Shines
July 27, 2017 William R. Griffin

Think Snow While the Summer Sun Shines

If you service areas that are prone to wet and freezing temperatures, chances are you will be responsible for ice and snow removal. How should you bid these services?

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Time to Upgrade
July 26, 2017 Joel Craddock

Time to Upgrade

Holding on to outdated and cheap equipment can be the most expensive choice you’ll ever make. Here's how spending some of your hard-earned money can increase your bottom line.

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Uncover Opportunity
July 25, 2017 Lisa Richter

Uncover Opportunity

The focus is definitely on uncovering new opportunities for those who plan to attend ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America 2017.

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Stop Worrying About the Other Guy
July 14, 2017 Lance Witschen

Stop Worrying About the Other Guy

Continuous improvement is something we should all strive to achieve.

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How to Check the Pulse of Your Organization
July 11, 2017 Tim Conn

How to Check the Pulse of Your Organization

What is often forgotten is the people who provide that service can make or break the business.

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Strategize for the Future: Create a Disaster Plan
July 11, 2017 Jack Brosnan

Strategize for the Future: Create a Disaster Plan

It’s nearly impossible to know when a disaster will strike, and yet any of them could result in complete failure for an organization.

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Strength in Numbers
July 6, 2017 Dave Frank

Strength in Numbers

Understanding the fundamentals of workloading and using the right tools to implement the process will help you identify improvement opportunities and get the most out of your workforce.

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Pricing Exterior Maintenance Projects
July 5, 2017 William R. Griffin

Pricing Exterior Maintenance Projects

When we think of servicing building exteriors,we may think of dumping trash cans, picking up garbage and cigarette butts, and sweeping the sidewalk. However, those aren't enough.

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How $1 Billion May Impact the Industry
July 4, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

How $1 Billion May Impact the Industry

The investment in clean energy might lead to lower energy costs for facilities and businesses.

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Data-Driven Decisions
July 3, 2017 Michael Jenkins

Data-Driven Decisions

Most of the time, cleaning companies don’t even know where to begin when it comes to tracking certain types of data for their businesses.

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Mixing Up Management Styles
June 5, 2017 Kevin Keeler

Mixing Up Management Styles

While many of us in the cleaning and facilities management industries may aspire to be in a supervisory position, once we reach our goal, we may find ourselves pulled in too many directions.

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