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Question Of The Week: How Can I Address Safety Concerns For Older Workers?

Older Worker.

A facility executive whose organization employs a significant number of older workers wants to know what steps to take to address that population’s specific safety concerns.



Institute for Special Education Gets NY’s First Solar Schools Project

Institute for Special Education Gets NY’s First Solar Schools Project.

The New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx will be the site of the state’s first solar schools project and will have solar panel arrays installed thanks to a power purchase agreement with SolarCity.


Friday Funny: Top 10 Strangest Things People Do In Job Interviews

Top 10 Strangest Things People Do in Job Interviews.

Unless you’re trying out for a spot on American Idol, singing all your answers at a job interview probably isn’t the best idea. Nor is conducting your phone interview in the bathroom (and finishing with a flush). But job candidates have done these strange things, and more, according to a new survey from CareerBuilder.



FM Alert: United Nations HQ Wins 2015 Beyond Green™ Award

FM Alert: United Nations HQ Wins 2015 Beyond Green™ Award.

Top prize in the NIBS Sustainable Buildings Industry Council’s 2015 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards went to the United Nations Headquarters in New York, NY for its sustainable renovation project.


Psychology Of The Office Space

Psychology Of The Office Space.

Unhappy employees are estimated to cost the U.S. economy between $450 to $550 billion each year due to costs related to lower performance, more sick days, and higher turnover rates.




New Year’s Resolutions For FMs Of The Future

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It’s time to give up on the diets, the workouts, and the mystery of how you’ll suddenly turn into a Wall Street guru, in favor of making resolutions you can actually fulfill at your facility.