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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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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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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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May 10, 2019 Ron Segura

You've Lost the Bid; Is it Your Fault?

A cleaning contract will not always go to the lowest bidders. It will go to the contractors who convince the client of all the features and benefits their companies bring to the table.

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May 10, 2019 William Hoff

Reduce Reactive Maintenance Requests and System Downtime

Many companies are transitioning from a reactive maintenance approach to a more predictive and preventative method, resulting in a more efficiently run facility.

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April 26, 2019 Nan Hallock

The Art of Workforce Scheduling at the World’s Largest Casino Resort

Learn the formula for mobilizing an army of 1,500 housekeepers to make 17.9 million square feet of active space at The Venetian Las Vegas shine.

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April 18, 2019 CMM Staff

Prove ROI on Sustainability Efforts

This Q & A with an industry consultant will help you track your facility's return on investment in implementing sustainability efforts.

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April 17, 2019 Dan Ringo

Prioritizing Building Investments and Facility Maintenance Tasks

Deferring maintenance and upgrades to another budget year can result in higher operational costs in the long run.

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April 17, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Invest in Sustainability for Growth and Stability

Businesses that take steps to protect their facilities against climate change can pour as much as US$26 billion into the world's economy and create as many as 65 million "low carbon" jobs by 2030.

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April 15, 2019 Sponsored by 3M

2019 In-House Survey Shows FMs Reign Over Budgets

Gain insight into how your fellow FMs are making their purchasing decisions; read our report on CMM's 2019 In-House/Facility Management Benchmarking Survey, sponsored by 3M.

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April 1, 2019 Dan Ringo

Tips for FM Firms: Working with Organized Labor

Here are several tips to ensure your operation has the management in place to handle a successful union relationship.

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March 19, 2019 Tim Poskin

Improve the Strength and Stability of Your Operation

If you fail to occasionally pan out to look at the big picture, you will miss opportunities to realize efficiencies and correct productivity drains within your organization.

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March 19, 2019 Erin Brereton

Managing Minimum Wage Increases Across State Lines

New hourly pay requirements across the United States have created daunting scenarios for cleaning providers with operations in more than one area

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February 20, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Attract Millennial Workers...and Keep Them

Promoting your company’s environmental practices is a good way to recruit and keep millennial workers. Here's how you can put your organization's sustainability successes on display.

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February 11, 2019 Ricardo Regalado

Master the Walk-Through, Master Your Bid

Learn three steps you can take during facility walk-throughs to become a proficient bidder and win more contracts.

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