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

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

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.

Facility Executives Say Customer Satisfaction Most Challenging Responsibility

When it comes to delivering high quality support services, a new survey from Canon reveals that maintaining high customer satisfaction is facility executives’ most important and most challenging responsibility.

Friday Funny: The Verdict’s In On Pets At Work

Banfield Pet Hospital recently released its first ever Pet-Friendly Workplace PAWrometer survey, revealing the impact pet-friendly workplaces have on employees and human resources decision makers.

Survey: What Is Your Cyber Security Role?

As part of a research partnership, this survey asks facility managers, commissioning and other consultants, and IT personnel to weigh in on cyber security for facilities.

What Is Your Data Center IQ?

Survey of 570 U.S. data center professionals measures knowledge of data center practices and trends in five key areas.

Friday Funny: Is March Madness?

It’s that time of year again: Soon, March Madness will take hold and nearly everyone at work will become a rabid college basketball fan.

Top Construction Trends For The Next Decade

Efficiency and sustainability will shape the future of nonresidential construction, according to a recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) survey.

Outdated Technology Costing Businesses Up To $1.8 Trillion A Year

Outdated workplace technology is hindering productivity, creating large financial losses for U.S. businesses, according to a new survey from Samanage.

Friday Funny: A Valentine’s Day Look At Office Romance

An office romance may seem unprofessional and risky, but as it turns out, many lead to long-term commitments: 37 percent of workers have dated a coworker, and 33 percent of those relationships have led to marriage.

Survey Reveals Dirty Little Restroom Secrets

Cell phone usage in a restroom stall is no longer taboo. According to Bradley Corporation's 2016 Healthy Hand Washing Survey, men and women text, check social media, and email in the privacy of a stall.

Friday Funny: Late To Work? Blame It On The Napping Bear

Flaming hair, wayward cows, and napping bears are just a few of the bizarre excuses workers have used to explain why they couldn’t get to work on time, according to a new survey from CareerBuilder.

Office Temperature A Source Of Workplace Conflict, Decreased Productivity

More than 70 percent of workers think sitting in an office that is too warm impacts their productivity, according to new CareerBuilder survey.

Energy Conservation, Student Performance Top Reasons for Improving U.S. Public Schools

More than 90 percent of Americans agree that greater investments should be put toward upgrading U.S. public school buildings, according to a new poll from U.S. Green Building Council.

Friday Funny: Let’s Talk Turkey

Nearly eight in ten (79%) U.S. adults agree having a fridge full of leftovers is the best thing about hosting Thanksgiving.

Clients, Tenants Worldwide Increasingly Demanding Sustainability

Clients and tenants worldwide are increasingly demanding sustainability – for both energy efficiency and occupant benefit — and green building continues to double every three years,...

Veterans Day: Hiring Continues to Rise, But Veterans Still Feel Underemployed

The percentage of working veterans reporting underemployment or low-paying job increased to 31 percent from 23 percent last year, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.

Millennials Driving Sustainability In Small, Medium Businesses

Millennials will lead the way for small and medium businesses in future conversations and efforts around conservation, energy efficiency, and environmental stewardship, according to the second annual Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey.

Smart Buildings Survey: Safety, Security Outrank Going Green

Building operators prioritize the safety and security of their facilities over sustainability and productivity, according to a recent survey of nearly 500 buildings across seven major U.S. cities by Honeywell and KRC Research.

Flexible Work: Employees Feel Trusted To Get The Job Done, No Matter Where They Work

Nine out of 10 full-time U.S. employees believe their boss trusts them to get their job done regardless of where and when they do their work, according to a national survey.

Friday Funny: Sick Day? Blame It On Grandma’s Ham.

From claiming their grandmother poisoned them, to saying they have to spend the day dumpster diving, employers share the most absurd excuses employees have given for calling in sick in a new CareerBuilder survey.

Workers Know How To Prevent The Flu, But More Than Half Go To Work Sick

Employees and employers are aware of the impact of the flu on workplace productivity, but more than half of people surveyed have gone to work with the flu, according to the sixth annual flu season survey from Staples.

Facility Professionals Play Key Role In Strategic Workplace Decisions

Facility management (FM) and real estate professionals are playing an increasingly important role in high-level strategic workplace decisions, according to a new survey released by IFMA.

National Coffee Day: Tasks Employees Can’t Tackle Before Their First Cup

Nearly half of American workers consume at least three cups of coffee each day, and 37 percent say they can’t even get dressed for work without their first cup, according to a Staples survey.

How Common Is Workplace Bullying?

About 1 in 3 (35 percent) workers surveyed admitted they've had an office bully, according to recent research from staffing firm OfficeTeam.

Friday Funny: Free Snacks Make For Happy Workers

Among employees whose offices provide free snacks or beverages, most of those who say their office cupboards and fridge are always nicely stocked report being extremely or very happy with their current job.

Friday Funny: Top 10 Ways People Act Like Children In The Workplace

Whining, pouting, and temper tantrums are no longer confined to elementary school playgrounds or reality TV show reunions: Such adolescent behavior is also prevalent in today's workplace, according to a new CareerBuilder survey..

Friday Funny: Creative or Creepy?

Creative or creepy? Job seekers have pulled some strange stunts to get attention from hiring managers. If you want to land the job, and not just attention, this list of do's and don'ts could help you meet your goal.

FM Alert: Energy Efficiency Key Priority For Higher Ed Facilities

Energy efficiency ranks as the key priority among higher education facility leaders, according to new study from Schneider Electric and the Alliance to Save Energy.

Friday Funny: The Late, Great American Summer Vacation

The majority of Americans will take little to no vacation this summer, according to a recent survey from Skift.

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