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June 15, 2019 Ricardo Regalado

Four Steps for Hiring Future Trainers

Creating a process is key for developing top employees and future leaders

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High Dusting Kits from ProTeam
February 6, 2019 Sponsored by ProTeam

High Dusting Kits from ProTeam

ProTeam® offers High Dusting Kits that bring many above-the-floor areas within the cleaner’s reach for safe and efficient cleaning.

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June 4, 2019 Siddarth Shetty

Analyzing the 4 Types of FM Analytics Correctly

Utilizing descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive analytics can help your business improve operations, save costs, and stand out from the competition.

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June 3, 2019 Jim Loughlin

Insurance Considerations for Cleaning Businesses

The proper insurance coverage will protect your cleaning business against substantial financial loss. Consider your company's potential risks and research the various types of insurance before choosing a policy.

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Specialization, Self-monitoring and Efficiency Through Team Cleaning
September 19, 2010 Peter Sheldon, Sr.

Specialization, Self-monitoring and Efficiency Through Team Cleaning

Today's economic climate continues to put pressure on cleaning professionals to increase overall efficiency without sacrificing effectiveness.

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Target: Employee retention
September 19, 2010

Target: Employee retention

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Inspect what you expect
September 19, 2010 Alan Bigger

Inspect what you expect

How do we define, qualify or quantify the type of work that we perform? What exactly is quality in the cleaning business?

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Steam Vapor: A Green Disinfectant
September 19, 2010 Dr. Benjamin Tanner

Steam Vapor: A Green Disinfectant

However, traditional disinfection technologies have drawbacks that limit effectiveness when it comes to controlling the spread of germs.

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Breach Of Contract
September 19, 2010

Breach Of Contract

A recent discussion on the CM/Cleaning & Maintenance Management Online™ Bulletin Board served as an open forum to discuss how to handle clients who breach their cleaning contracts.

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LEANing Up The Cleaning Process
September 19, 2010 Michael Tarvin

LEANing Up The Cleaning Process

LEAN is defined as a collection of principles, methods and tools that improve the speed and efficiency of any process by eliminating waste.

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Standard Operating Procedures: A Writing Guide
September 19, 2010 Dave Frank

Standard Operating Procedures: A Writing Guide

SOPs provide workers direction, improve communication, reduce training time and increase cleaning consistency.

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The meaning of cleaning
September 19, 2010

The meaning of cleaning

If professional cleaning workers have a hard time defining the importance of their duties, how can we expect customers and facility owners to emphasize the importance of cleaning?

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Escalator cleaning
September 19, 2010

Escalator cleaning

Here’s how to step up and meet the challenge.

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Janitorial Bidding And Estimating Cleaning Services
May 17, 2010 William R. Griffin

Janitorial Bidding And Estimating Cleaning Services

Janitorial bidding and estimating is a blend of art, experience and science - and the right software helps.

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Spartan Chemical release
January 12, 2010

Spartan Chemical release

Spartan Chemical Company Inc. is happy to announce the recent re-certification of the entire sales team as Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) ISSA Certification Experts (I.C.E.).

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Attract The Best Employees
July 31, 2001 Phillip Lawless

Attract The Best Employees

Experienced facility managers and building service contractors (BSCs) have tried-and-true hiring practices that they have learned through decades of accepting applications and interviewing potential employees.

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