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Looking for ways to make employees more productive? Below, the team at JAN-PRO® has collected three of our top strategies for encouraging employee productivity. We’ve also included next-level tips for how you can apply each of these principles to other aspects of your workplace. Declutter Workspaces (and Work Lives) People work better when they aren’t…

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The average office is teeming with all kinds of bacteria that are invisible to the naked eye. These bacteria often live in specific spaces: what those of us in the office cleaning industry refer to as germ hotspots. Typically, these hotspots are either high-touch spaces or areas with environmental conditions perfect for bacterial growth. The…

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The 6 Worst Types of Employees for Workplace Hygiene With over 25 years’ experience in janitorial services under our belts, the team at JAN-PRO has seen our fair share of workplace hygiene issues. Sometimes those issues stem from poor workplace design. Sometimes they’re the result of poor janitorial services. But many times, these issues start…

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Commercial Cleaning Solutions to Workplace Bathroom Odors Nobody likes a smelly bathroom. If your workplace is suffering from bathroom odors, it can have a negative effect on your business. Worker restrooms with foul smells can damage employee morale. For facilities with customer washrooms, a bad bathroom odor can leave a foul impression on visitors, doing…

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No matter your field, it pays to have a tidy, organized work space. That’s especially true for office workers and other professionals who spend the bulk of their time behind a desk. But an organized desk doesn’t happen by magic, and it can be easy to put off re-organizing your workstation. So, put aside some…

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When it comes to cleaning an office, certain areas deserve extra attention. Next to your bathrooms, the break room in your office is the number one magnet for bacteria and other germs. One of the biggest problem areas in the break room is the office fridge. Between crumbs, spills, stains, and that expired yogurt no…

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Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Work Indoor air quality can go a long way toward making employees feel comfortable, healthy, and productive. Air quality concerns can trigger a number of side effects, including (but not limited to) sneezing, coughing, headaches, and fatigue. In workplaces with poor indoor air quality, employees rarely feel their…

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Email Etiquette Tips for the Modern Office These days, email is still the dominant form of office communication. While phone calls still have their place and chat apps are becoming increasingly widespread, neither holds a candle to email. In fact, studies have shown that the average office worker spends as much as 25% of their…

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