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March 21, 2013
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News and information for the building service contracting industry

  Industry Update 
  • How companies benefit from cleaning-inspection software
    Cleaning-inspection software helps building service contractors stay on top of operations and work orders, and it also can help in using data to monitor results. "You've got real data that you can look at and say, 'Here’s these five buildings, here's the data from the inspections that we've done, and now I'm using real information to make good decisions,' " said Daniel Hyman, chief financial officer and chief operations officer at Held's Janitoria in Buffalo, N.Y. CleanLink (3/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Things that every BSC should do before starting safety training
    Safety training is important for building service contractors, but companies should ensure they know what entails such a program and how to implement it effectively and sustainably, John Poole Jr. writes. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, companies should train staffers when they are hired, each year thereafter and any time that equipment, products or internal processes change. Cleaning & Maintenance Management online (3/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Making the Most of Parcel Boundary Data
For a growing list of industries, the importance and widening use of parcel boundary and property data continues to grow. Thankfully, alternatives to traditional parcel acquisition efforts are now available through cost-effective and ready to use solutions. Read our guide to smart decision-making using parcel boundary data
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  Business Best Practices 
  • What it takes to secure financing
    Before seeking a loan for your company, you should do your research and be prepared to answer key questions about your needs and ability to repay the money. Make sure you're asking the right lender, and anticipate roadblocks to financing and prepare responses for them. In addition, keep in touch with your bankers to learn how they operate and what changes in lending they are facing. The Huffington Post (3/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • The 2013 BSCAI Executive Seminar is a must-attend event
    Register today for the 2013 BSCAI Executive Seminar and enjoy success-driven education ranging from creating balance to insight, creating trust with your employees and clients, and a can’t miss session on healthcare reform. Download the advance program and visit the Executive Seminar event page for more information. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

  • Get 'em while they're hot
    Newly released and available to you on the BSCAI Marketplace are new books, eBooks, and DVDs; including our top seller, The U.S. Commercial & Residential Cleaning Services Industry 2012 eBook, which takes an in-depth look into competitor market share, major industry trends, impact of the recession, and so much more. Browse and order these hot, new releases online under the "New Release" section of the BSCAI Marketplace. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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