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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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Three Myths About Cleaning Management Software
March 12, 2015 Kevin Keeler

Three Myths About Cleaning Management Software

Most of us have probably seen a cleaning software demo, or at least know the software is out there. Yet, most cleaning operations either don’t purchase the software or allow the software they do purchase to gather dust on the shelf.

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Save More Than the Planet With Green Cleaning Technology
March 12, 2015 Kylie Ora Lobell

Save More Than the Planet With Green Cleaning Technology

Purchasing green cleaning technology and equipment and combining it with green cleaning products not only helps the planet, but also a company’s bottom line.

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ICAN/ATEX: How Do I Care for Rubber Stair Treads Where Floor Finish Has Been Applied?
February 27, 2015 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How Do I Care for Rubber Stair Treads Where Floor Finish Has Been Applied?

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Three Tips For Authentic Communication
July 1, 2014 L.J. Rittenhouse

Three Tips For Authentic Communication

When it comes to communication, both verbal and written, authenticity can make a difference.

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Improve Results With A Hands-off Approach
June 13, 2014 Ginny Grimsley

Improve Results With A Hands-off Approach

It’s a common occurrence among the most talented people in the corporate world — highly skilled and qualified workers make the leap from valued employee to uncertain business owner.

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Formulating The Request for Proposal
June 9, 2014 Judy Gillies

Formulating The Request for Proposal

If you are a facility manager whose cleaning is outsourced, chances are at some point you will need to develop a Request for Proposal, or RFP, for competitive pricing on your cleaning services.

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Business Sustainability Through Shared Value
June 6, 2014 Mark Kozak

Business Sustainability Through Shared Value

Our industry has continued to embrace “green” or “environmentally-friendly” products, but there is a lot more to what defines sustainability.

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Seven Steps To Hire 'A Players'
May 28, 2014 Richard J. Bryan

Seven Steps To Hire 'A Players'

The quality of your organization depends on the quality of your team — a motivated, energized staff is the key to companywide success.

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Phrases To Increase Staff Engagement, part 2
May 22, 2014 Dottie DeHart

Phrases To Increase Staff Engagement, part 2

You certainly don’t mind sharing good news with your employees, but bad news is a different story.

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Phrases To Increase Staff Engagement, part 1
May 14, 2014 Dottie DeHart

Phrases To Increase Staff Engagement, part 1

According to Todd Patkin, the problem might not be what you’re saying, but what you’re not saying.

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2014 Building Service Contractor Survey
May 6, 2014

2014 Building Service Contractor Survey

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Creating An Efficient Small Team
May 2, 2014 Rich Karlgaard

Creating An Efficient Small Team

Blowing up your bureaucracy and replacing it with teams of eight to 12 people; this is not as radical as it sounds. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos calls it the “Two-Pizza Rule” — a team should be no larger than can be fed by two pizzas.

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