1. Are Background Checks Required?

    There is no requirement for a business to conduct a background check during the hiring process. You read that right. What's more shocking is that this is more common than you might think, with 28% of employers opting not to vet their new hires with a background check(1). Consider also that almost …Read More

  2. Valentine’s Day(Feb. 14) in 2021: What to Know

    What have you done the past few Valentine's Day? If you have a special someone in your life, what have you done each year to show them some extra love? Roses? Chocolate? Wine? What if we told you you could change things up, have a better experience, and maybe save some stress all at the same time? L…Read More

  3. Mopping: What to Know

    What's so complicated about mopping? You fill a bucket with water, splash a mop in it a few times, then push it around your floors. How hard can it be? Well, this all, of course, depends on what kind of flooring you have. For example, vinyl composite tile(VCT) will be inexpensive to install but take…Read More

  4. How Stressed Are You In 2021?

    We wanted to share this article with you from the CDC about coping with stress.   We were surprised to read that something as simple as breathing techniques or using social media less often can help improve your mental health.   We also offer a 2-week free trial, which means having one les…Read More

  5. 5 Ways To Get More Stuff Done In Less Time

    2021 is YOUR year! Here's 5 ways to help you make those changes and get more stuff done in less time! 1.) Have a clean work area to come into each morning. Clutter can be mentally draining and distracting to have around. Try removing things that aren't necessary from your desk. 2.) Set a time for br…Read More

  6. How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

    Have you ever heard, "Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years?" If you have, you might not have known that's from Bill Gates! You might be excited(maybe a little anxious, too?) about the new year, but fret not! Read on for some helpful ad…Read More

  7. Flu Shots in 2020

    With the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic raging, it's crucial now more than ever to be up-to-date on immunizations and on information that trusted authorities are publishing. When you consider that flu season peaks in December and February and that it takes about two weeks for your flu vaccine to t…Read More

  8. Happy Veterans Day from 1st Call Cleaning Services

    Today, we honor those who have served in the armed forces as well as their families and loved ones. Being away from home and unavailable for holidays is a sacrifice our veterans not only have had to make alone. Get this: 1 out of 8 residents in San Antonio have a tie to the military; With more than…Read More

  9. How to Stay Safe Trick-Or-Treating During 2020

    For those of us with kids, it's top of mind now more than ever as to how to keep them safe while they go door-to-door. But short of sanitizing each piece of candy, where do you even begin? Read on for three KING-SIZED ways of staying safe during Halloween.   1.) Mask Up! The CDC says not to u…Read More