Heidi Schwartz

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Schwartz joined Group C Media, Inc. in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (now Facility Executive). In September 2012, she transitioned to a new role dedicated to developing online content for Business Facilities and Facility Executive.

Gilbane Building Company Completes Restoration Of Historic Kings Theatre

Extensive $95 million restoration and renovation revitalizes grandeur of former movie palace.

Are You Management Material?

New survey results indicate that motivational skills are what top executives consider when looking to promote employees to management roles.

Friday Funny: Newborn Rhino | Instant Danish “Horn” Star!

The open platform technology enables Copenhagen Zoo to pick camera brands and models that are perfectly suited to the highly challenging environment within the park's facilities.

Five Common Misconceptions About Concrete Floor Maintenance

To give maintenance professionals a better understanding of some of the key principles behind concrete floor maintenance, the IICRC has developed a list of commonly held misconceptions

Facility Management Credential Programs Earn ANSI Accreditation

IFMA’s “world-class, gold standard” facility management credential program earns ANSI accreditation with seven commendations.

Snow Days Used For Job Searching

Job searches in New York, Philadelphia spiked during height of Winter Storm Juno.

Question Of The Week: Facilities Headcount Increase

A facility manager is looking for tools that will help justify a headcount increase in his department.

Friday Funny: The Most Unusual Interview Mishaps And Biggest Body Language Mistakes

One in two employers know about a candidate within five minutes according to the latest CareerBuilder survey.

How Green Is The State Of The Union?

Americans also may be surprised at just how far the United States has come regarding green and sustainability issues.

Sealed TV Remotes Now Available; Recommended For Public Spaces

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) recommends sealed television remote control devices for public spaces like hotel guest rooms and hospital patient rooms.

New Report Brings Science Into Workplace Strategy Conversation

This reference tool not only informs contemporary debates about workplace strategy, it sets the stage for the workplace of the future.

Employers Will Be Challenged To Re-engineer The Workplace, Attract And Retain People

Bold, innovative, and forward-thinking human resource strategies are needed to develop leaders, engage employees, and improve workplace culture as the global economy starts to grow rapidly.

Friday Funny: Super Bowl Winners Based On Labor Stats?

Team whose fan base has higher employment has won 20 of last 25 Super Bowls; Seattle—with a 5.3% jobless rate—will be the Super Bowl winners for second year in a row, according to RiseSmart study.

Reroofing Clarifications Explained In New Resource

IMT, CEIR and PIMA issue energy code brochure to assist facility managers with reroofing projects and compliance with IECC codes.

Safe Workplaces Smart For Business

Creating a safe workplace is smart business, as well as the right thing to do—there are many ROI benefits of workplace safety.

Friday Funny: The Dirty Truth About Public Bathrooms

In a new survey, professionals dish the dirt behind public bathroom cleaning.

Urban Green Council’s Green Building Award Call For EBie Entries

Sponsored by the USBGC, the awards recognize improvements in existing buildings, which make up almost 50% of greenhouse gas emissions.

Survey Shows Ethics Lacking In The Modern Corporate Environment

In the survey results, some respondents expressed disgust of certain individuals on their staff as well as their own inability to say something and correct the situation.

Question Of The Week: Operating Empty Buildings

One professional asks what the standard minimum maintenance requirement is for operating a vacant building.

Friday Funny: The Cats Take The Rats

Research shows 77% of Americans support humane treatment of feral cats. So is it feasible for businesses, factories, schools, and communities to tap into this furry feral resource to rat out another pesky problem?

Environmentally Friendly Mother Clara Hale Bus Transportation Depot Opens

The new structure replaces an aging facility with a state-of-the-art bus transportation center that meets the city's needs while minimizing its impact on the surrounding neighborhood.

Security Expert Predicts Four Critical Cybersecurity Trends For 2015

While 2014 was a landmark year for data breaches, 2015 could be even more significant.

Free Online Earthquake Resilience Program Now Available

Nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) ® creates online version of FEMA QuakeSmart™ Community Resilience Program for Small Businesses and Organizations.

Friday Funny: Sick Again? Don’t Try These Excuses

One in four employers has caught an employee faking sick through social media, and one in five has fired an employee for calling in sick with a fake excuse.

Cal/OSHA Cites Disney Construction For Two Worker Fatalities

Faulty equipment and untrained staff caused deaths at job site.

2015 International Roofing Expo® Launches Mobile App

Users who have last year’s app already downloaded on their phones should receive a notification that an update is available.

Question Of The Week: Asset Management Solution

In educational environments, asset tracking can be particularly challenging. One facility professional is seeking asset management advice.

Friday Funny: What Did YOU Get From The Office For The Holidays?

Find out some of the most unusual holiday gifts exchanged at the workplace.

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Impact of Millennials on Networks

The Millennial generation is slated to make up 75 percent of the workforce in the United States alone by 2025. Elise Vadnais, CommScope business development analyst, takes a look at how trends in mobile entertainment among Millennials are driving the evolution of wireless network infrastructure.

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Apply Lean Principles To Improve Efficiency, Increase Productivity & Lower Costs

Improve efficiency, increase productivity, and lower costs by applying Lean principles to facility cleaning in industrial manufacturing and office environments, working on-site to reduce waste.

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