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July 17, 2019 Bruce DeLoatch

The Science of Leadership

Learn how to developing yourself as an effective leader can be the best way to develop and retain superstar employees.

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July 17, 2019 Ron Segura

Presentation Skills Can Make or Break Your Sale

Gestures play an important role in making a good impression on potential clients. Are your presentation skills up to speed? Evaluate your potential for contractor success here.

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June 28, 2019 Ron Segura

3 Presentation Tips for Non-Native English Speakers

You don't have to be completely confident with the English language to give a good presentation. Keep these three tips in mind to deliver an effective oral report.

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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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A Greener Approach to Pest Management
July 3, 2015 Ron Harrison

A Greener Approach to Pest Management

When it comes to pest control, going green includes implementing proactive, preventive measures that either eliminate or reduce the conditions that are attractive to pests.

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Knowledge Sharing
July 2, 2015 Kevin Keeler

Knowledge Sharing

Learning from others is an excellent way to stay at the top of your game and run your business more efficiently.

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Stopping Employees From Jumping Ship
June 2, 2015 Erin Brereton

Stopping Employees From Jumping Ship

Maintaining a well-trained, capable staff is a crucial part of providing consistent, high-quality commercial cleaning services—yet many organizations struggle to keep employees on board.

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Elevating the Vital Role of the Custodian
June 1, 2015 Nicole Bowman

Elevating the Vital Role of the Custodian

Cleaning is vital to public health, yet the role of the janitor (or custodian) is often perceived negatively—and not only by building occupants, but also by janitors themselves.

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Learning the Industry
April 5, 2015 Kelly Zimmerman

Learning the Industry

Industry training workshops hosted by ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, help cleaning organizations and professionals create and set standards for effective management, quality systems, and service delivery.

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Staff Training for Pest Control
March 12, 2015 Dr. Zia Siddiqi

Staff Training for Pest Control

Pest issues can come into play from a variety of sources, from incoming shipments and poor sanitation to improper landscaping, so it’s crucial to use a comprehensive approach that involves your entire staff.

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Where Did I Put That?
March 12, 2015 Jim Harris Sr. & Jeff Merrihew

Where Did I Put That?

The proper selection, storage, and placement of tools and materials are often overlooked or taken for granted. By standardizing process and making the selection, storage, and placement of supplies a fundamental part of the service delivery system, increased efficiencies can be realized.

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Training for Sales and Estimating
March 12, 2015 William R. Griffin

Training for Sales and Estimating

Two of the more difficult positions to fill and conduct training for in a cleaning business or any type of service operation are the salesperson and estimator.

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Training on the Job
March 12, 2015 Kelly Zimmerman

Training on the Job

No matter the job, training is always a part of acclimating to a new place of employment. Without it, learning the responsibilities of a new position can feel stressful and muddled, and sometimes, a lack of training can even drive employees to the door.

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How to Establish Effective Employee Training
March 12, 2015 William R. Griffin

How to Establish Effective Employee Training

For training to be effective on a long-term basis, it must be ongoing and reinforced with follow-up refresher exercises that keep the information easily accessible in the mind of the learner.

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Navigating OSHA’s New Reporting Requirements
March 12, 2015 Gina Harkins

Navigating OSHA’s New Reporting Requirements

With new federal rules requiring employers to report serious work-related accidents faster as well as keep new injury and illness logs, building service contractors and facilities managers need to have policies and training in place to meet the new requirements.

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What Should Be In Your Caddy?
May 23, 2014 Phillip Lawless

What Should Be In Your Caddy?

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