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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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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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