Who exactly are the thought leaders in the $18-billion-plus linen, uniform and facility services industry? This podcast aims to shine a light on this industry’s more than 200,000 employees through thought-provoking interviews with industry insiders and business experts on issues critical to your company and workforce. Most Americans might not realize it, but they benefit at least once per week from the cleanliness and safety of laundered, reusable linens, uniforms, towels, mats and other products provided to businesses, retailers, manufacturers, healthcare facilities, restaurants and hotels.
CPLM: Pathways to Success
TRSA’s Senior Director of Certification & Accreditation Samlane Ketevong joins the podcast to talk about TRSA’s Certified Professional Laundry Manager (CPLM) credential; how linen, uniform and facility services employees can obtain this certification; and why it will benefit both the employee receiving the credential as well as your business. For more information on CPLM, visit www.trsa.org/cplm.
Labor Law Update
Joe Shelton, a partner in Fisher Phillips Nashville office, discusses the latest wage-and-hour issues, and state and federal employment laws and trends that companies in the linen, uniform and facility services industry need to keep an eye on.
Establishing Culture and Leading with Empathy
Nicole Belyna, field services director at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), discusses how to establish culture at your workplace, the impact of open and transparent communication on your organization’s culture, and the ways that the pandemic affected workplace culture. For more information on TRSA’s upcoming HR, Health & Safety Summit in Chicago, visit www.trsa.org/hr-hs.
Employee Engagement: Getting the Right People on Your Team
Dan Gonder, the chief operating officer and co-owner of Six Disciplines Consulting Services, discusses methods that you can use to ensure your employees are engaged in their work. To download the Anti-Misery Worksheet that Dan talks about interacting with during the episode, visit www.trsa.org/podcasts.
Using Proven Teamwork Strategies to Ensure Success
Dan Gonder, the chief operating officer and co-owner of Six Disciplines Consulting Services, joins the podcast to discuss the importance of using proven teamwork strategies such as the ideal team player and the working genius assessment, among others, to ensure the success of your organization’s strategic plan. To view a Ted X talk from Patrick Lencioni on the ideal team player concept, visit https://youtu.be/PRh80RyT74I.
Successful Strategic Planning
Eric Kurjan, the president of Six Disciplines Consulting Services, a firm that has worked with several leading organizations in the linen, uniform and facility services industry, shares his thoughts on strategic planning, and how to set a plan in motion for your business and employees to succeed. For more information, visit www.trsa.org/podcasts.
Excellent podcasts! Informative & entertaining. Well done TRSA!
Great New Podcast
Loved both of these interviews and can’t wait for more! Definitely worth a listen.
Great Start, Keep the Episodes Coming!
I really enjoyed episode 3. Im sure Jason will settle into his role as host nicely with each episode. Great job!