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The Training Corner: Technology & Training for the Cleaning Professional

December 11, 2001
Computer technology is the secret weapon of the cleaning professional. The timesaving value and the customer communication value are enormous. It can improve the consumers' perception of your technicians.
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Software and Computer Technology as Organizational Aids

December 11, 2001
Computer software designed specifically for the cleaning industry has arrived, and Murray Gordon is here to talk about it.
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Building a Profitable Business: Distance Learning and the Cleaning Professional

December 11, 2001
Business consultants tell us that the single biggest expense on a cleaning company's ledger is labor. This makes sense when you consider that we are a labor-intensive service industry. With this in mind, it makes sense that better trained technicians are more efficient, thus spending less time on labor.
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Mold and the Workplace: New Business Dream or Liability Nightmare

December 11, 2001
Mold is very much in the news these days. Media frenzy surrounding multi-million dollar lawsuits have resulted in widespread panic about the dangers of "Black Mold."
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The Computer Revolution

December 11, 2001
In case you haven't noticed, the computer revolution has come and gone. That isn't to say that computers don't continue to revolutionize the way we do things. They do. It's just that most people have realized the importance of computers in their daily lives, business or otherwise.
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A Comprehensive Package of Information

November 6, 2001
ICS Cleaning Specialist is leading the charge in the use of cutting-edge technology to benefit our readers.
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All We Ask...

November 6, 2001
Now that you are reading this month's issue of ICS Cleaning Specialist magazine, you must have noticed the card on the front of the magazine. You ignored it? Allow me to tell you the significance of this card.
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In the Market for a New Wand? Here's What to Look For

November 6, 2001
If you're in the market for a new wand for your in-plant facility or your truckmount, then here's some information on what to look for.
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Tips for Removing Light to Heavy Pet Urine Contamination

November 6, 2001
The first step in proper pet odor removal? Remove the source of the contamination. But since most customers probably won't go for getting rid of the family pet, a proper and thorough cleaning is usually the answer.
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Niche Cleaning: Can Stone Floor Care Improve Your Bottom Line?

November 6, 2001
Looking for an add-on service that will improve your bottom line? Stone floor care may be the answer.
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