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Training
October 26, 2022 Lisa Cleaver

Training Strategies for a Better Clean and a Better Business

Training

By using the right strategies, you can facilitate training that can make a positive difference to your business’ bottom line and your employees’ wellbeing.

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ROI, return on investment
August 29, 2022 Jamal Malone

Boost Your Financial and Social ROI by Employing People with Disabilities

Facility Management

When done well, hiring people with disabilities has become a competitive advantage for many employers. You may find employees of diverse abilities working at hundreds of buildings around the country, including facilities operated by federal, state, and local governments, as well as military bases/compounds.

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Fabray Nicholas
May 25, 2022 Kathleen Misovic

Workers With Different Abilities Share Their Strengths Through Cleaning

Training

Gain insights from custodian Fabray “Nick” Nicholas on how training from Ada S. McKinley Community Services helped him advance his career and what he enjoys most about his job.

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cleaning, cleaning efficiencies
June 24, 2021 Matt Morrison

Improving Cleaning Efficiencies During a Worker Shortage

Facility Management

Contractors can improve cleaning efficiencies and meet the challenges of turnover with digital training tools.

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Entrepreneurial Paradox
June 3, 2021 Chuck Violand

Overcome the Entrepreneurial Paradox

Business and Management

Learn how to embrace change and the unexpected responsibilities of business growth.

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housekeeper
February 4, 2021 Rocio Villaseñor

Students Supporting Campus Housekeepers

Health and Safety

How the Allegheny College Student Labor Coalition supported campus housekeepers through a union contract negotiation and the pandemic

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eye on the competition
January 17, 2020 CMM Staff

Keep an Eye on the Competition in 2020

Business and Management

CMM benchmarking survey helps BSCs get a better picture of their peers, the industry, and how their business measures up.

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Considerations for Workloading Complex Floor Plans
June 12, 2019 Bill Ruhr

Considerations for Workloading Complex Floor Plans

Hard Floors

Proper workloading calculations can help to guide equipment choices for various areas of a warehouse, manufacturing plant, or other types of complicated layouts

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Tips for FM Firms: Working with Organized Labor
April 1, 2019 Dan Ringo

Tips for FM Firms: Working with Organized Labor

Business and Management

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

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Managing Minimum Wage Increases Across State Lines
March 19, 2019 Erin Brereton

Managing Minimum Wage Increases Across State Lines

Business and Management

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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Wage Increases Won’t Stop BSC Expansions
December 18, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Wage Increases Won’t Stop BSC Expansions

Business and Management

CMM survey shows staffing is a top issue, but the market looks bright for contract cleaning companies

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Best Practice Tips for I-9 Compliance
December 11, 2018 Natalia Gove

Best Practice Tips for I-9 Compliance

Business and Management

To avoid violations in the case of an I-9 audit, establish a proper corporate compliance policy by following these tips.

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