COVID-19

Contracting Conversations Podcast

A Podcast from BSCAI for BSCs

BSCAI is incredibly excited to launch our first podcast series, Contracting Conversations.

This podcast will present new ideas, solutions, and tips for contract cleaning and facility services. Each episode will interview a different business owner, entrepreneur, industry leader, or subject-matter expert on relevant topics and current events. Topics in this series will cover the industry’s pandemic response, as well as industry dynamics impacting contractors, customer insights, company culture, business growth, leadership, professional development, and many more.

We look forward to sharing these thoughts and insights with you!

Where You Can Listen:

You can access all episodes on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Play. 

                

Episodes:

Human Resources and COVID-19: What BSCs Need to Be Doing Right Now

> Listen on SoundCloud. 

COVID-19 Reopening: What One BSC is Doing to Get His Clients Back in Business

May 28, 2020: As more states and communities begin reopening for business, it’s leaving many wondering what they can do to keep everyone healthy. For many, cleanliness is top of mind. Jerry Flug Jr., executive vice president and owner of Davis Professional Services, has taken a unique approach to help his clients prepare their spaces for reopening and helping them establish new processes going forward.

Read more and listen. 


How One BSC Tackled COVID-19 in the Eye of the Storm

May 22, 2020: In this episode of Contracting Conversations, we sit down with Terell Weg, CBSE. Her company MSWN, Inc., is based in Washington State, the first in the U.S. to experience a widespread outbreak of COVID-19. For Weg, it was an unsettling experience, but she and her team rose to the challenge.

Read more and listen. 


The Science of Cleaning and the Impact of COVID-19

May 14, 2020: COVID-19 has changed the way we will do business. For BSCs, one of the shifts in thinking will be cleaning for look vs. cleaning for health.

In the latest episode of BSCAI’s podcast Contracting Conversations, we sit down with Dr. Eugene Cole, an expert in the ecology and cleanliness of indoor and work environments, to talk about the science of cleaning. He explains to us how understanding how viruses work and thrive will help BSCs refine their cleaning schedules, and how people overall are now acutely aware of the hygiene of their environment.

Read more and listen. 


The COVID-19 Pandemic and BSCs: How Building Service Contractors are Rising to the Challenge

May 7, 2020: In this inaugural episode of BSCAI’s Contracting Conversations, we talk with BSCAI President Todd Hopkins and President-Elect Eric Luke, CBSE, about top-of-mind issues for BSCs. From PPP loans to what the future of cleaning schedules look like, Hopkins and Luke dissect the challenges BSCs are facing and give tips on what they can do to weather through them.

Read more and listen.

For additional resources related to COVID-19, please visit BSCAI’s resource page.

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