Honest Assessment of your Cleaning Operations

Outsourcing The Cleaning - Yes or No

The following article is from Behind the Broom and is written by Judy Gillies, President and Founder of the Surge Group.

The decision to outsource or keep cleaning operations in-house is a little like pulling petals off a flower contemplating whether ‘he loves me, he loves me not’. A wrong decision, in either case, can have costly ramifications down the road.

Software: Why Not You?

Susan, the Operations Director at a small college in New England, was attending an annual administrators retreat with the other department heads. The retreats provided an opportunity to learn what other departments were doing and also shine a light on her work in Facilities. In preparation for her presentation, Susan simply made some modifications to the report she had used the year before and made enough copies to go around.

Partnerships: Expanding Your Operations

Have you ever had the idea that you were the only one who could handle a certain task? There is a concept in education called stretching. It is not until we are stretched beyond our comfort zone that growth can occur.

Sharing the Secrets: Effective Training

As members of the cleaning profession, we know it is not as easy as it looks. Like doctors and nurses, we are responsible for the health, image and overall care of the buildings we service. When you look at it that way, it is easy to see why training is so important. As with any other profession, it is imperative that workers understand the most efficient, effective and safe way to perform their jobs.

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