As a third-shift custodian at McDonalds, I thought my ability to clean the area behind the counters was second to none. I worked extremely hard at that job. Whenever my shift was over, the grills were silver, the stainless steel shone and, most important of all, the floors were greaseless. I was convinced I had perfected that job as no one else could.
The following article is from Behind the Broom and is written by Judy Gillies, President and Founder of the Surge Group.
There is a shift taking place in the cleaning industry. Facility managers are beginning to understand that clean facilities are an investment that both attract and protect its occupants and customers.
Attending conferences and other industry events can change the way you see your work.
As a manager of cleaning operations, working for the same organization and seeing the same people every day, it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture.
CMS (Cleaning Management Software) will improve efficiency in every aspect of your operation, because all the relevant information is in one place and connected through the magic of an inter-relational database. Think about a room full of file cabinets, holding reams of paper, containing years’ worth of information recorded or tabulated by hand. Now imagine it needing to be pulled and coordinated to create reports, perform studies, or simply determine what one individual’s job entails.