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Jun 29, 2020

5 Things Your Employees Need To Know Before Returning To Work After The Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted by Wayne Dippold
As we start to re-open businesses, falling into our daily work routines and habits can happen quickly. Let’s face it, we are all anxious to get back to the grind. Just as businesses are responsible to follow general guidelines to help protect their employees and customers, employees must also be responsible   during this crisis....

Topics: Employees and Labor

Feb 21, 2020

Why Your Janitorial Company Needs Employee Recognition

Posted by Katerina Mery
When your janitorial company loses an employee, you lose a lot more than a single staff member. Between compromised efficiency, lower safety standards, and the resources required to refill the position, the cost of turnover is extremely high.

Topics: Employees and Labor

Jan 30, 2020

Looking to Hire Awesome Custodial Staff?

Posted by Jessica Ting
Have you been struggling to attract and hire top-notch cleaning staff? In our booming economy, unemployment is at 3.5%, the lowest it’s been in fifty years, and non-farm employment has increased by 6.7 million in the past three years. In general, job searchers tend to have more options to choose from, so finding the best custodial...

Topics: Employees and Labor

Nov 7, 2019

19 Essentials for Custodial Staff Training & Development Excellence

Posted by Aaron D. Glazar
  A company’s greatest assets are its people. This phrase is used to describe the value of human capital in organizations across many industries. Yet “people problems” continue to be some of the most frustrating issues facing managers and organizations. In-house and contract cleaning custodial staff are certainly no exception.  

Topics: Employees and Labor

Jun 28, 2019

3 Ways a Clean Workplace Impacts Productivity

Posted by Hadley Poss
Is your office’s productivity down? Is your level of clutter, dirt, and mess up? These two are most definitely correlated. A clean workspace is key in encouraging a productive environment. Let’s talk about three of the main ways a clean workplace can impact an employee’s motivation.

Topics: Employees and Labor, Commercial Cleaning

Nov 1, 2018

How Cleanliness Impacts Your Workplace

Almost every day of the week you wake and begin your typical routine as you prepare to head to work. Why is cleanliness important in the workplace? You spend a third or more of your day at your workplace, and you are influenced and impacted by your environment every second that you are there. Many people place a great deal of...

Topics: Employees and Labor, Healthy Cleaning

Oct 11, 2018

Why Use Ice Melt or Rock Salt?

Posted by Hadley Poss
It’s the middle of winter.  It’s cold outside, really cold.  After last night’s snowfall, the last thing you want to do is get in the car and drive to the office.  Staying home isn’t an option or you will miss the presentation you are giving to your colleagues and your manager.  If you are reading this in the spring, summer, or even...

Topics: Employees and Labor, Workplace Safety

Aug 9, 2018

3 Laws of Fun for a Healthy Workplace Culture

Posted by Julie Kemple
Officially The Fun Dept. opened for business January 1, 2006, but it was born long before that in the heart and mind of co-founder, Nick Gianoulis.

Topics: Employees and Labor

Jul 26, 2018

9 Facts about Floor Mopping That Will Make Your Hair Stand on End

Posted by John Lombardo

Topics: Employees and Labor, Workplace Safety, Floor Care

Jun 7, 2018

The single most important quality of the best employee

Posted by Aaron D. Glazar
As a child in gym class, you may remember as the teacher picked team captains and then captains picked their teams. Students stood in a group as those captains chose: the fastest, the strongest, the player with the desired skill. Just like your business today, those team captains of your youth were hoping to build the best team to...

Topics: Employees and Labor

Apr 12, 2018

6 Innovative Approaches to Improving Janitorial Services

It’s 2018. Cars are beginning to drive themselves. Virtual reality is rehabilitating stroke patients. Autonomous, robotic microscopes are helping to clean up the world’s water supplies. And yet many janitorial services business owners are still operating primarily with pen and paper. For those who are using technology, it’s often a...

Topics: Employees and Labor

Dec 28, 2017

6 Tips to Share with Staff to Improve Workplace Cleanliness Etiquette

Posted by Lance Dicker
Cleaning a building is often the responsibility of a person or a team who handle janitorial and facility concerns.  Yet, there are some important tips for everyone to know that will improve workplace cleanliness and foster a positive experience every day.

Topics: Employees and Labor, Healthy Cleaning, Workplace Safety