Workplace transformation strategist, change leader and community-builder Kate North was honored for her contributions to IFMA and to the facility management profession with a Chair Citation presented by 2017-2018 chair of IFMA’s board of directors William M. O'Neill, CFM.The presentation of the citation was part of IFMA’s annual Awards of Excellence banquet, held Friday, Oct. 20, in Houston, Texas, USA,[…]
In honor of Women’s Small Business Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration (@SBAgov) will host a Twitter chat on October 26 at 3:00 p.m. EDT.
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“If you don’t get the pricing component correct, you will suffer in your business,” Debbie Sardone told attendees at the October 10 Hot Topic Tuesday from ARCSI, A Division of ISSA. Debbie is a leading expert in the cleaning industry, starting her business Buckets and Bows out of the trunk of her car and growing it to one of the[…]
A Merced County orchid grower will pay $110,000 and provide other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
Registration is now open for the 2018 ACI Annual Meeting & Industry Convention, the global cleaning product supply chain’s premier business-to-business event. The Convention takes place January 29-February 3, 2018, at the Grande Lakes Orlando.
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Scandinavian Building Services has been chosen as our SERVICES 2016 green cleaning experts. Their focus on continuous improvement has earned them one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for the past three years. This family owned commercial cleanng company has not only embraced green products but grown substantially because of their sustainable practices and ethical treatment of employees.
What began as a part-time custodial job while attending college, has matured into a lifelong vocation for Matthew Dunbar, Manager of Custodial and Grounds for the Cedar Rapids Community School District, (CRCSD). In this role, Dunbar directs custodian janitor operations for the second largest school district in Iowa; overseeing one hundred-fifteen building engineers and custodians spread out amongst thirty-three facilities.
One of the biggest decisions for individuals with a relentless entrepreneurial itch is deciding what business opportunity to pursue. There are a great deal of industries and sub industries to choose from. For some individuals, after deciding what industry or business venture to pursue, the next decision is whether to start a business from scratch or use a proven system designed for potential franchise owners.
With recent mandates in minimum wage increases across the US, hiring a quality staff has become a challenge for BSCs. Hiring professional, dependable, and motivated employees, while keeping rates low enough to win bids is a real challenge. As the President and CEO of The Kleane Kare Team, I have learned by trial and error how to run a successful business.