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February 5, 2021
You’re not going to be working forever, that’s a given. You might even take a vacation now and again (imagine that!) Just because you’re leaving, doesn’t mean your cleaning business has to stop. In fact, you can earn more if it doesn’t. If your business is going to keep growing, even after you’ve walked out of it, you’ll need an exit strategy to successfully transfer ownership to someone else. Setting the wheels in motion now will radically boost the value of what you have built – that will become very clear in the price tag once you sell.
February 2, 2021
As we face into winter with Covid-19, we continue to see ongoing requirements for employers to ensure they have safety measures in place to keep employees safe. A key piece of many operational plans includes regular health checks for cleaners, adding to the list of things that have changed for Janitorial companies.
February 2, 2021
There are more than 1 million commercial cleaning and janitorial services doing business in the US. It can be challenging to get noticed, especially in an online world, where in many cases, people just ask Google for “a janitorial cleaning service near me.” It takes a strategic marketing approach to stand out from the pack and land new clients.
January 28, 2021
You’re busy right? I know a lot of us are busy, but running a Janitorial business is a different kind of busy! Managing schedules, hiring new cleaners, keeping new cleaners, winning new business… the list goes on… and on….and on. In this post we look at 2 things: 1) How to use the “Getting Things Done” method to boost productivity 2) Our favorite productivity tools to help you get even more done
January 26, 2021
Lost hours at work can kill profits, stagnate growth, and impede workplace efficiency. Each year, employers lose hundreds of hours of work from employees over various issues. In fact, 16% of lost work hours occur in administrative departments, with managers accounting for just over 7% of lost work hours annually. With janitorial cleaning services experiencing exceptional demand throughout the country, finding ways to scale your company and ensure that management has the tools to supervise employees effectively is essential.
January 20, 2021
In this article, we’ll share the approach that helped keep our retention rate at over 90% when we ran our own commercial cleaning company.
January 12, 2021
Like a game of Whack-a-Mole, challenges in the janitorial industry can pop up quickly and randomly. One issue might pop up and need immediate attention. As soon as that problem is resolved, another issue pops up—and then another after that. This can make managers feel like they are spinning in circles and running themselves ragged.
January 10, 2021
Many think that a job description for a cleaner doesn’t require much thought. If your approach is to hire anyone that will show up, then that might work, but if you’re tired of dealing with cleaner turnover you may want to read on…