How to help employees feel safe returning to work

Planning a return to the office? How to help employees feel safe

A return to “normal” life in North America is slowly coming into focus as the rate of COVID-19 infections drops. Bars and restaurants are reopening, schools are holding in-person classes, and businesses are welcoming employees back to the office. However, changing habits and expectations around safety and cleanliness will have an impact on many aspects […]

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How to stay safe at work hygiene hotspots

How to stay safe at work
[5 office hygiene hotspots]

How can you confidently bring employees back to the office, and reassure them they’ll be safe at work? Over half of office workers are concerned about catching COVID-19 when they return to working onsite, according to an Eagle Consulting survey from the spring of 2020. The vast majority will be returning to open office spaces; the […]

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Trends in office maintenance: software vs. hard work

Ask the average person what “office maintenance” means today and they’ll probably say something to the effect of “cleaning crews emptying waste cans and pushing vacuums.” But ask the same thing of a professional facilities manager and they’re more likely to talk excitedly about how high tech is lowering costs and raising tenant satisfaction. Here […]

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prepare for natural disasters

7 ways businesses should prepare for natural disasters

It’s not your imagination; weather-related and other natural disasters are happening more frequently, up to four times more often than fifty years ago. While hurricanes, floods, forest fires, tornadoes and earthquakes can devastate entire regions, they don’t have to be total disasters for your business – if you prepare. You’ll need to develop a natural […]

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Labor trends commercial

Four important labor trends in commercial cleaning

There’s tremendous opportunity in the commercial cleaning industry – some projections peg it at $175 billion in annual US revenues by the year 2020. There are, however, enormous challenges, too. Cleaning companies lose, on average, 55% of their business base each and every year, largely due to low customer satisfaction. While some of that may […]

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