Probably every residential cleaning service has a few cleaning technicians that are packing “heat” – in this case contraband super-cleaners like bleach – beneath the passenger seat, just for special occasions. So it stands to follow that changing up your entire chemistry, especially to green products, will not be without a few relapses. The [...]
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 offers education, training, and certifications under its Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) brand, carefully curated for cleaning industry professionals.
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 [...]
Paula Dills-Friedrich's education program promotes employee success while building company culture.Educational Opportunity In a world where knowledge is power, wise business owners know the value of supporting the education of their employees. And Paula Dills-Friedrich is part of that savvy group. Friedrich owns two residential cleaning franchises called The Cleaning Authority, one in Frederick, MD and one [...]
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 [...]
Join Martha Woodward at the ARCSI Convention for her 2-part class on spotting and eradicating employee misery with an employee engagement program with meaning, caring, and value.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]