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There’s a right way to do everything

House Cleaning Technician certification through IICRC is the right way to set yourself up for success. Next class: April 5-6, 2019. There is a right way to do everything. And the IICRC aims to determine what that is and document, teach, test and certify professional technicians in a variety of fields supporting home and [...]

ISSA announces 2019 CMI schedule

ISSA offers education, training, and certifications under its Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) brand, carefully curated for cleaning industry professionals.

IEHA launches health care initiative

IEHA, a Division of ISSA, proudly announces a new program initiative geared specifically to cleaning and maintenance professionals in health care facilities.

By |2018-10-19T13:58:09+00:00September 28th, 2018|Leadership, Press Release, Staff Management|

When in doubt, use emotional intelligence

In the cleaning industry we can find several instances where emotional intelligence can make or break a moment. Emotional intelligence is a growing phenomenon in today’s culture. It has the power to bring relationships closer, repair broken alliances, clarify conflicts, and create more self-awareness. As we work with clients, coworkers, and interact with our [...]

By |2018-08-12T14:59:30+00:00July 10th, 2017|Leadership, Leadership Habits, Staff Management|

WAXIE Sanitary Supply recognized for commitment to promoting gender equality

San Diego company receives special award at ISSA Hygieia Network’s 2016 award ceremony CHICAGO, IL – A special award was presented at the ISSA Hygieia Network 2016 Awards Ceremony to Charles Wax and Jeff Roberts of WAXIE Sanitary Supply, for WAXIE’s commitment to promoting gender equality in the Jan/San industry. The ISSA Hygieia Network [...]

By |2018-08-12T15:00:29+00:00November 29th, 2016|Employee Training, Motivation, Promotion, Leadership, Staff Management|

Hotel cleaners receive $1.9M payout

Aussie company hit with massive payout judgement The United States is not the only place dealing with controversy about the status of employees vs independent contractors. Oaks Hotels and Resorts, an Australian hotel chain has been ordered to pay almost $2Million to 1500 cleaners, after improperly classifying them as independent contractors. Source: skynews.com

By |2016-11-29T20:33:50+00:00November 29th, 2016|Hotel/Housekeeping, News, Staff Management|

Holiday tipping hassles and how to avoid them

8 factors that could turn your clients' generosity into an employee squabbleThe holidays are here, which means all kinds of challenges for a cleaning service owner.  One that always seems to come up every year is holiday tips. It is important that you lay out a process now for how you are going to handle [...]

By |2016-11-29T19:38:32+00:00November 29th, 2016|Staff Management, Start Your Cleaning Business|

What’s the best way to pay your employees?

The pros and cons of hourly vs commission, plus compensation plans in between - by Derek ChristianOne of the most common questions we hear from cleaning services, especially startups, is “What is the best way to pay your employees?” There are basically two options, hourly and commission rate, with some variations of the two. Before [...]

By |2016-07-26T18:43:14+00:00July 26th, 2016|Staff Management, Start Your Cleaning Business|

The top 3 online platforms for cleaning companies to recruit employees

Finding quality people requires an online marketing plan that leverages effective recruiting tools. A lot of time and attention is spent on how to market for clients but often the plan of how to market for employees is an afterthought and this is a huge mistake. Often the real limit to how quickly your company [...]

By |2016-06-09T02:06:36+00:00June 9th, 2016|Staff Management, Start Your Cleaning Business|
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