2014
BSCAI Executive Insights

There are two things that managing partner of AffinEco Michael Diamond believes have given his company the ability to sustain 47 years — putting clients first and empowering his staff. Providing great value and recognizing clients’ needs have positioned AffinEco as an ideal partner for its clients, but the focus on its team members has taken the company to the next level. Read more…

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UCONN CEO Event

To successfully manage a growing company through a recession and changes in technology requires a strategic vision and strong leadership.

Often CEOs get caught up in the day-today functions of their companies, but what drives growth is when they cultivate a strong workforce and think strategically. Read more…

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The Modern Clean Sweep FBJ Article

Paul Senecal did not realize he’d stumbled onto his future career path at age 10 when he started to spend his Saturdays at his father’s department store hanging out with the maintenance crew.

Fast-forward 40 years and he’s at the forefront of a $35 million cleaning and maintenance company, AffinEco LLC., with his partner Michael Diamond. Read more…

Company News

Archives: March 2018

New Spray System Is a Game Changer for Flu Prevention

By Matt Ellis It’s rare that something comes along which makes virtually everyone take notice. The Clorox Total 360 System is one of those innovations – just ask Jorge Jimenez, who has spent more than 40 years as a professional cleaner. “I’ve been in this business since I’m 19. I’ve...

Smart Building Maintenance (or How the Internet Dictates Cleaning)

By Sue Minichiello Technology is rapidly changing how buildings are managed. So-called smart buildings are on the rise. Such facilities integrate equipment with sensors that can generate notifications and, ultimately, data and analytics on everything from energy management to space management to maintenance routines. According to a 2017 Navigant research...

Let’s Not Forget to “Lock the Door”

By Glenn A. Duhl, Esq. When hiring, employers are eager to train and nurture a new employee, integrating them into their organization. New employees commonly start with some skills and abilities, but without the real keys to success: The employer introduces them to its arsenal of products, practices, and most...

Employee Spotlight: Reggie Robinson

By Bill Barnhart Hard work, common sense, and being in the right place at the right time are keys to success in any job. Add those traits to kindness, care, dedication, and an outgoing personality – you’ve got someone special. Reggie Robinson is just such an employee. “Reggie is a...

HR Minute: Tips for New Managers

By Claudia St. John, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Being a new manager can be challenging and rarely does the promotion to such a position come with any training. Here are five pieces of advice that all new managers should know: Never Complain Down. Despite the level of intimacy you might have shared...