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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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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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February 2, 2018 William R. Griffin

How to Price a Deep-Cleaning Job

A deep-cleaning job can occur on a set schedule or on an as-needed basis. Do your homework regarding staffing and budgeting before you submit a bid.

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January 29, 2018 Magi Graziano

Seven Steps for Productive Teamwork

Leaders seeking to repair an absence of trust and inspire a high-performance work culture should follow seven steps: identify purpose, select a leader, establish rules, select players, set the level, plan, and check progress.

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January 2, 2018 Janice Janssen

Four Tips for Running Your Contract Cleaning Company With Confidence

About 50 percent of small businesses fail in the first four years. For business longevity, follow these four steps.

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December 13, 2017 Todd Hopkins

Tailor Your Systems to Suit All Account Sizes

Knowing how to communicate value to customers is a quintessential skill that separates your business from the competition.

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December 12, 2017 Kelly Zimmerman

Seek Power in Numbers

The commercial cleaning industry is full of go-getters, whether they are operating a business that’s part of a franchise or an independently run company. How do they stand out against their competition?

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December 11, 2017 Judy Gillies

Don’t Get Caught in the Cleaning Industry’s Perfect Storm

This perfect storm of trending business decisions can sabotage cleaning operations if facility managers don’t head them off.

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December 5, 2017 Klaus Reichardt

Go Beyond Fixing Leaks

Keep water rate increases in check by reducing your facility’s water use in the long term. Here are helpful steps on how to get there.

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December 1, 2017 Mike Campion

Protect Your Company From Bad Employees

How much negative impact can bad apples in your organization have? And do you even want to find out?

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Financial Success in 2018
October 13, 2017 Kathleen Misovic

Financial Success in 2018

What is the U.S. legislature doing to help business owners? Political strategists debate the state of the economy.

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Establishing a Foundation for Training
October 12, 2017 Richard Bodo

Establishing a Foundation for Training

Businesses seeking to address a performance or knowledge gap in their staff often turn to training programs.

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Five Simple Solutions for Workplace Success
October 10, 2017 Kevin Keeler

Five Simple Solutions for Workplace Success

Whether you own your own cleaning company or work as a cleaning supervisor, we’ve all felt overwhelmed in our jobs at some point in time.

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Communication is Essential to Delivering on Your Contract
October 9, 2017 Lance Witschen

Communication is Essential to Delivering on Your Contract

A company chose to hire two contractors and select the best performer in the end. Who won the final contract and why?

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