Which room in American homes gets deep cleaned most often? Which cleaning activity do we dread the most? You might have guessed it – according to ACI’s 2018 National Cleaning Survey, the answer to both questions is “the bathroom.” And, following suit, the one item in our homes that is cleaned most o [...]
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The IFMA Foundation today announced the appointment of Diane Coles Levine as Executive Director. Her executive role began July 2. She has been a driver of workplace strategy within the facility management (FM) community for more than 25 years. She is a cofounder of IFMA’s Workplace Evolutionaries community and the IFMA Foundation Workplace Strategy Research Summits. She is also an[…]
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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.
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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.