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Positive U.S. Employment Trend Predicted For Quarter 3 2014

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey shows positive trend in U.S. hiring plans for Quarter 3 2014; strongest since 2008. Opportunities for job seekers expected to remain mostly positive... [...]

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How Did You Celebrate World FM Day?

Held on June 4, 2014, World FM Day aims to raise the profile of the FM profession, not just in local markets, but anywhere facility managers influence the health, safety, productivity, and well-being of people who use the built environment; and that means... [...]

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Executives Unconcerned About Near-Term Baby Boomer Retirements

Businesses of all sizes can benefit by implementing programs that allow professionals to transition into retirement and remain engaged with the firm.... [...]

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Tax Implications Of Building System Maintenance Or Replacement

Whether the expenditure is considered routine maintenance or an improvement or betterment will have an impact on tax implications under the new... [...]

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Mixed Outlook For Facilities Services Sector

Underlying demand for Industrial Services suggests improving industrial growth is on the horizon.... [...]

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Facility Management Market Worth $43.69 Billion By 2019

This research report helps to identify the factors driving this market, various restraints, challenges, and opportunities impacting it along with the future... [...]

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IFMA Credential Now Aligned With Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act Requirements

IFMA President and CEO Tony Keane explains, “With the passage of the Federal Building Personnel Training Act, the U.S. federal government acknowledged for the first time in code the critical role of facility management... [...]

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FM Alert: IFMA Announces First Virtual Career Fair On June 11

Attendance is free for job seekers and is open to both IFMA members and prospective... [...]

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Seven Positive Ways Facilities Managers Can Solve Team Conflict

This guest post comes from Elizabeth Dukes of iOffice, which provides integrated workplace management systems for more than 1,800... [...]

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DTZ Announces Facility Management Wins, Contract Extensions

The company now provides a range of facility management services to 17 organizations; represents more than 300 clients throughout the... [...]