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About two-thirds of Americans agree that appropriate restroom access should be available for transgender adults at work and in public, without requiring medical transition.

New Survey: Out & Equal On The Job

New Survey: Out & Equal On The Job

About two-thirds of Americans agree that appropriate restroom access should be available for transgender adults at work and in public, without requiring medical transition.

Friday Funny: Ridiculous Resumes 

CareerBuilder's latest survey reveals outlandish mistakes employers have found on candidates’ resumes.

Workplace Needs: One Size Does Not Fit All

Staples Business Advantage 2016 Workplace Index reveals generational preferences in the office and how employers can improve happiness and productivity.

Companies Struggle With Mobile Security Concerns

Four out of 10 companies have suffered a loss of key corporate data from a mobile device.

Active Shooters A Major Workplace Concern, But Businesses Unprepared

Two-thirds of organizations name an active shooter as a top threat, but 79 percent are not fully prepared, more than 60 percent run no readiness drills.

Are You A Stadium Facility Manager?

If you’re the facility manager at a stadium or arena, a new survey is seeking your input on your sports venue's energy and water performance.

Economies Of Scale Impact Data Center Costs

The results of the first Cost to Support Compute Capacity Benchmark Study have been released by Emerson Network Power in conjunction with the Ponemon Institute.

Executives, Workers Differ On Ideal Creative Environment

Managers and employees don't see eye to eye when it comes to the ideal work environment for creativity, according to a new survey from The Creative Group.

Friday Funny: 13 Weird Job Seeker Tactics

Homemade soap, shared ice cream cones, and outright bribery are just a few of the things desperate job hunters have tried to land a position.

Survey Upends Common Meeting Myths

A new global survey delivers surprising results about the amount of time employees spend in meetings, whether they consider them productive, and how and where they like to attend them.

Cyber Security For Buildings

Building automation systems are one avenue for a cyber attack. A recent survey examines perceived roles.

Workplace Study Reveals Insight On Open Office Layouts

Stegmeier Consulting Group’s “The State of the Open Office” Research Study examines employee sentiments toward open office layouts, and detects organizational and geographical trends for future workplace transformations.

Is Working 9 To 5 A Thing Of The Past?

Nearly half of workers complete work outside of office hours and check or answer emails when they leave the office, finds a new CareerBuilder Survey.

Political Talk Heats Up The Workplace

Three in 10 employers and nearly 1 in 5 employees have argued with a co-worker over a particular candidate this election season. Which presidential candidate is the most frequent topic of these arguments?

Celebrating World FM Day: Share Your Views

In honor of World FM Day, we invite you to share your views on the impact current global trends are having on the job of facility management.

Workplace Secrets Of Creative, Innovative Companies

Optimal workplace design is a key driver of organizational innovation, according to the U.S. Workplace Survey 2016 from Gensler.

FM Alert: Corporate Real Estate Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

Friday Funny: Is There A Dog At Your Desk?

If not, you might want to get one. A recent survey shows that being able to bring your dog to work makes your company cool. Even cooler than ping pong tables.

Planned Investment In Energy Efficiency Hits All-time High

2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals 72 percent of respondents will increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.

One Third Of American Workers Say Employers Pick Productivity Over Safety

Safety issues take a backseat to productivity and those in high-risk jobs are afraid to report safety issues, finds a recent National Safety Council survey.

Friday Funny: Wasting Time At Work

Whether they're searching for dates online, making macaroni art, or texting, a recent survey found two or more hours a day are lost in productivity because employees are distracted.

Key Survey Findings: Campus Facility Management

Results indicate high customer satisfaction and proper staffing levels are high on the list of campus facility management priorities.

Friday Funny: Snack Bandits

More than 70 percent of American office workers are victims of food theft at work — but only 1/3 admit to taking food that wasn't theirs.

Leadership Support Linked To Workplace Well-Being

Nearly three-fourths of employees with senior managers who show support through involvement and commitment to well-being initiatives said their organization helps employees develop a healthy lifestyle.

Employee Engagement Linked To Workplace Satisfaction

The new Global Workplace Report from Steelcase finds increased control over work experience ties to higher employee engagement.

Friday Funny: The “Low Battery Anxiety” Epidemic

From bugging total strangers to arguing with loved ones, anxiety over a low phone battery can result in some questionable behavior, according to a new survey from LG.

Material Handling Most Frequent Cause Of Workplace Injuries

Workers suffering sprains and strains average 57 days away from work, according to Travelers’ new Injury Impact Report.

Use Of Meeting Rooms Is On The Rise

The trend towards more collaborative work environments is being driven by the rising adoption of touch technology and the need for meeting room AV to host remote attendees, according to a new Futuresource Consulting study.

Friday Funny: Workers Want More Vacation They Probably Won’t Use

A recent survey reveals that employees value more paid time off, even if they are unlikely to ever use it. Can an app help?

Technology, Aging Facilities Impacting Education Facility Budgets

SchoolDude's inaugural Facilities Budget, Staffing and Operations Study surveyed more than 400 K-12 and higher education facilities, maintenance, and operations professionals.

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