My three rules of social media

27th of March 2017 Article by Laura Napper
My three rules of social media

The ECJ site has a new blogger - Laura Napper, managing director of Twilight Cleaning and Facilities Management. She will be writing about social media and how to use it. In this first blog, Laura looks at some basic rules.

Social media is such a broad topic - indeed, it's seen as a big black hole to some companies. If you were toying with the idea of social media, where would you go with this next? Here are some questions that y..

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Frugal Innovation - the quietly growing trend

13th of March 2017 Article by Markus Asch
Frugal Innovation - the quietly growing trend

Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning solutions manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for ECJ. He takes a look at a trend that has been going relatively unnoticed in the cleaning sector.

Whereas digitisation, the Internet of Things and Connected Cleaning have been the subject of a great deal of discussion, there is another trend that ..

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‘Who’ comes first in marketing

17th of January 2017 Article by Paul Wonnacott
‘Who’ comes first in marketing

Paul Wonnacott is managing director and president of Vectair Systems, specialist in washroom hygiene and aircare systems. The company does business around the globe and Wonnacott has gained considerable experience in many of the world's most important markets. He writes his latest blog for ECJ, on the subject of marketing.

Marketing a product well is as important as producing a good product in the first place. ..

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Main reasons why employees are not engaged in their work and what you can do about it

4th of January 2017 Article by Peter Ankerstjerne
Main reasons why employees are not engaged in their work and what you can do about it

The world is currently experiencing an employee engagement crisis and recent data suggests that only 13 per cent of employees worldwide are engaged in their work. But why are employees not engaged and what can facility managers do about it? Peter Ankerstjerne, ISS head of group marketing, writes his latest ECJ blog.

There has never been more attention to the importance of employee engagement in the workplace than what we have ex..

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What challenges await the cleaning sector?

21st of December 2016 Article by Markus Asch
What challenges await the cleaning sector?

Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning solutions manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for ECJ - taking a look ahead to the new year.

In the coming year digitisation will continue to be a key topic for business progress. For our sector, in particular, it will be important to approach these developments proactively at all levels. ..

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