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Tim Poskin

Tim Poskin

Director, ISSA Consulting

Tim Poskin is the Director of ISSA Consulting, providing systems integration and consulting solutions for the cleaning industry. Poskin is one of the world’s leading authorities on custodial workloading. He currently serves as chair of the ISSA Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) workloading and benchmarking committee. He can be reached at 206-384-6967 or [email protected].


Articles by Tim Poskin

training, skills
September 8, 2022 Tim Poskin

Master Your Craft

Training

The proper training and certification will help you expand your knowledge and allow you to learn the necessary knowledge and skills to complete a cleaning industry job and do it well.

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blocks, building a business plan
July 13, 2022 Tim Poskin

Set Up Your Cleaning Program for Success

Business and Management

Selecting the right tools and equipment that are specific to the needs of the building is a great foundation for a successful cleaning program.

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Cleaning by day
June 8, 2022 Tim Poskin

Cleaning by Day

Facility Management

If you desire a better facility image with both appearance and health in mind, it may be time to consider scheduling daytime cleaning services or employing a day porter.

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Training and Certification
April 6, 2022 Tim Poskin

Stand Out With Training and Certification

Training

A look at training areas in which ISSA can serve you, your company, and your clients.

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Leading With Trust
February 21, 2022 Tim Poskin

Leading With Trust, Transparency, and Teamwork

Business and Management

You can become a skilled leader by finding the right solutions to challenges such as providing inspiration and motivation, and building trust with your team.

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puzzle pieces
December 29, 2021 Tim Poskin

Workloading Wisdom

Training

Unique perspectives from cleaning industry experts outline the importance, common mistakes, and even fun of the workloading process.

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Benchmark Your Cleaning Operation, Benchmarking
October 18, 2021 Tim Poskin

3 Easy Ways to Benchmark Your Cleaning Operations

Training

Successful organizations have improved their programs in a measurable way by benchmarking best practices with each other. 

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Cleaning Specialists
September 8, 2021 Tim Poskin

How to Create a Team of Cleaning Specialists

Business and Management

Use this simplified approach to workload your labor and meet your goals.

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Workloading, Cleaning Plan
August 18, 2021 Tim Poskin

How to Master Your Cleaning Plan

Business and Management

Build a standardized workloading strategy with these six steps.

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burned out
June 8, 2021 Tim Poskin

You’re Burned Out. Now What?

Business and Management

The top reasons and methods for reigniting the fire that led you to the cleaning industry in the first place.

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Standard Operating Procedure, chalkboard
April 21, 2021 Tim Poskin

How to Implement and Maintain an SOP

Business and Management

Here are some guidelines to help you create and maintain a successful standard operating procedure (SOP) for your cleaning organization.

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cleaning certification
February 9, 2021 Tim Poskin

Don’t Put Off Your Cleaning Certification

Training

Integrate several types of professional cleaning and management certifications discussed in this article at your facility.

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