Cleaning Listed as #1 Low-Tech Business Idea

SmallBusinessTrends.com lists 50 business ideas for those with no interest in or low access to traditional business technologies.In its 2016 list, SmallBizTrends.com lists cleaning businesses as the #1 low tech business idea:   All you need to start your own cleaning business is a stockpile of cleaning supplies and access to clients, which you can [...]

By |2016-01-25T20:18:42-05:00January 25th, 2016|News, Trends in Residential Cleaning|

National Labor Group Calls for Equal Benefits for W2 and 1099 Workers

The National Employment Law Project asserts that policymakers should make portable benefits required for all companies.In the face of rampant employee misclassification, one labor group - The National Employment Law Project - recommends that, instead of confusing things with another class of employees, policymakers extend common employee benefits to 1099 contractors. This could remove much [...]

National Labor Group Calls for Equal Benefits for W2 and 1099 Workers

The National Employment Law Project asserts that policymakers should make portable benefits required for all companies.In the face of rampant employee misclassification, one labor group - The National Employment Law Project - recommends that, instead of confusing things with another class of employees, policymakers extend common employee benefits to 1099 contractors. This could remove much [...]

Breaking News: Porch Guarantees Contractors' Work

Online home service marketplace Porch ups the ante in the online and on-demand Home Services race.In an unprecedented move, Porch announced yesterday that it now guarantees the work of its verified professional contractors up to $1000. While Porch has not disclosed the exact procedure for certifying professionals as "verified," CEO Matt Ehrlichman identified the following [...]

Breaking News: Porch Guarantees Contractors' Work

Online home service marketplace Porch ups the ante in the online and on-demand Home Services race.In an unprecedented move, Porch announced yesterday that it now guarantees the work of its verified professional contractors up to $1000. While Porch has not disclosed the exact procedure for certifying professionals as "verified," CEO Matt Ehrlichman identified the following [...]

Can Small and Large Service Businesses Provide an On-demand "Feel" with Employees?

Explore this challenge and more at the ARCSI Workforce Innovation Summit and ISSA Trade Show.In the services industry at large – cleaning is just one type of service – every business owner is simultaneously managing two significant “inputs”: clients and technicians. And based on the association discussions and various mastermind groups, service-based small businesses are [...]

Can Small and Large Service Businesses Provide an On-demand "Feel" with Employees?

Explore this challenge and more at the ARCSI Workforce Innovation Summit and ISSA Trade Show.In the services industry at large – cleaning is just one type of service – every business owner is simultaneously managing two significant “inputs”: clients and technicians. And based on the association discussions and various mastermind groups, service-based small businesses are [...]

8 Ways to Get More Out of Millennial Employees

No matter which Millennial problem you’re having, these 8 management actions will help you get the results you’re looking for.In our continuing discussion on blending and meeting the needs of different generations of workers in the workplace – in cleaning companies – we look in this segment on two different perspectives on the ways to [...]

8 Ways to Get More Out of Millennial Employees

No matter which Millennial problem you’re having, these 8 management actions will help you get the results you’re looking for.In our continuing discussion on blending and meeting the needs of different generations of workers in the workplace – in cleaning companies – we look in this segment on two different perspectives on the ways to [...]

New Overtime Rule Will Cost You Money

If your staff make less than $1000/week, you'll now have to pay them overtime - even salaried employees.If a new overtime pay rule proposed by the President and presented by the US Department of Labor on Tuesday, June 30th, is adopted, cleaning business owners will be looking at an even more complex compensation calculation system [...]

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