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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hygiene and dirty smart phones

The real dirt on dirty cell phones

Quick. Think of something ten times more germ-infested than a toilet seat. If the first thing that popped to mind wasn’t that cell phone in your hand, then you obviously haven’t read some fairly shocking research from both the US and Europe. In a study at the University of Arizona, microbiologists discovered that the average […]

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employee well being and office wellness

The value of employee well-being, for offices that want to do well

“People are your most valuable asset” is an old saw, to say the least — but it’s one with new teeth, thanks to recent Gallup research. The new findings point to the critical importance of investing in your employees’ health and well-being if you’re going to attract, manage, and retain this critical asset. Their health […]

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