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Kathleen Misovic

Kathleen Misovic

Managing Editor for CMM

Kathleen Misovic is managing editor for CMM. She has a degree in journalism and an extensive background in writing for print and digital media for various publications and associations. Contact her at [email protected].  


Articles by Kathleen Misovic

Doug and Kristen Shoup
October 24, 2022 Kathleen Misovic

Family Cleaning Business Supports Staff Education and Child Advocacy

Business and Management

Husband and wife Doug and Kristen Shoup, owners of Shoup’s Cleaning, a thriving family business in New Philadelphia, Ohio, regularly use their resources in ways that benefit their employees, customers, and community.

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2022 Building Service Contractor Benchmarking Survey Report
September 27, 2022 Kathleen Misovic

2022 Building Service Contractor Benchmarking Survey Report

Business and Management

The CMM Building Service Contractor (BSC) / Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report, sponsored this year by Aspire software, is an annual tool to help your business gauge its performance in the current economic climate.

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Bringing Cleaning Opportunities to Underserved Communities
September 12, 2022 Kathleen Misovic

Bringing Cleaning Opportunities to Underserved Communities

Business and Management

Luper and Brittanie Akough have found success in several businesses. Their latest venture, ownership of a franchise with Anago Cleaning Systems in Omaha, Nebraska, has them excited to share their success with others.

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schools, germs, classroom, indoor air quality, IAQ
August 24, 2022 Kathleen Misovic

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in Schools

Health and Safety

Outdated HVAC systems in schools expose students and teachers to contaminants that can trigger allergies, asthma attacks, or infectious diseases like COVID-19.

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indoor air quality
August 3, 2022 Kathleen Misovic

Is the Breathing Easy in Your Facility?

Health and Safety

In March, the Biden administration launched the Clean Air in Buildings Challenge (CABC), calling on building owners and managers to adopt strategies for improving indoor air quality.

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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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Backpack Vacuums
March 30, 2022 Kathleen Misovic

Backpack Vacuums Offer Speed, Efficiency, and Versatility

Carpet

Learn how a backpack vacuum is easy to handle in most facilities' spaces, saving you time and labor.

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Manhattan, New York City, One World Trade Center
January 24, 2022 Kathleen Misovic

Sustainability in the Big City

Facility Management

Read the second part of a profile on John Mongello who organizes building services for the tallest high rise in the United States—One World Trade Center.

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Servicing One World Trade Center
January 24, 2022 Kathleen Misovic

Servicing One World Trade Center

Facility Management

Coordinating all in-house cleaning and overseeing all contracted services for One World Trade Center in New York City is a different adventure every day.

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EVS, environmental services staff, hospital workers, hospital housekeepers
December 10, 2021 Kathleen Misovic

Common PPE Mistakes in Health Care Environments

Health and Safety

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can help prevent environmental services (EVS) staff from contracting infectious diseases. But PPE only works well if staff choose the correct equipment and wear it properly.

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Cleaning Chemical Mistakes
September 1, 2021 Kathleen Misovic

Prevent Cleaning Chemical Mistakes

Health and Safety

When working with cleaning and disinfecting chemicals, it’s often the little things that trip people up. Here are some often-overlooked safety tips to protect workers and reduce risk.

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Diversity in the Workplace
July 28, 2021 Kathleen Misovic

Strengthening Your Business Through Diversity

Business and Management

Learn what BSCs, manufacturers, distributors, and other sectors of the cleaning industry are doing to attract women, minorities, and people with disabilities to their companies.

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