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The Exclusive Magazine for the Building Service Contracting Industry Since 1981
Results-Oriented Financial  Management

For any business executive—and particularly for building service contractors—true success is contingent on a detailed, disciplined approach of focusing on the overall mission of the company. Long-term sustainable growth is the objective, along with optimum valuation.

Our Greatest Asset is  Our Employees

Did you know that the average turnover rate in the janitorial industry is approximately 250 percent? Turnover is not only very costly, but it creates inconsistency that can translate to loss of clients. There are several ways that you can attract good employees and, most importantly, keep them.

User-Friendly Manual on Green Building Operations and Maintenance

This fall, Siemens Industry, Inc., announced that the Green Building Operations and Maintenance Manual: A Guide for Public Housing Authorities, developed in collaboration with Green Seal, Inc.

Utilizing Technology to Your Best Advantage

The contract services industry has changed vastly over the last decade as business owners and managers within organizations strive to stay on top of the current workload, as well as look for ways to obtain new sources of revenue. One of the biggest changes to this “not-so-technology-oriented industry” is the need to embrace technology in order to keep the focus on serving customers with exceptional service.

Downsize Your Information

Statistics and experience demonstrate that 80 percent of what we have we never use. In a time when businesses desperately need to reduce costs and increase productivity, keeping “information clutter” makes no sense.

Why is it that relatively few general managers can work—and succeed—in the same company for a long period of time, while the majority cannot and do not?

Hospital-acquired infections are a complex problem and facility maintenance personnel often find themselves right in the middle of it. This article breaks the problem of hospital infections into its two main components—one of which is a problem that must be solved by doctors and nurses—then provides outsourced environmental services personnel with clear, simple steps to do their part.

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